Your immune system is crucial for your body’s health. It fights to protect you from infection and disease, but what happens when your body turns on you and begins attacking the healthy cells instead? This is known as an autoimmune disease and there are over 80 different types that we know of. It is a very frustrating condition to deal with, especially if you are trying to exercise to get healthier.
When exercising, a normal fitness routine is often to stressful to the system. It’s crucial that you progress slowly, work within your limitations, and allow yourself plenty of time to rest in between sessions. Whether you have Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Hashimoto’s Disease, it is important to being an exercise program that will help you exercise safely. You should always combine a balanced amount of strength training, flexibility, cardiovascular activity, and rest in to your exercise program. Contact us to get on a plan to help you safely manage your autoimmune disease with exercise.