It’s never too late to start keeping yourself fit. Your body is designed to move and not doing so can harm the tissues in and around your joints.
|Many people are afraid to exercise because they believe that it damages their joints. But keeping active will help to
|Do I need to see my doctor before I start exercising?|
|If you’re worried about starting a new exercise, your doctor can give you a check-up to make sure you’ll benefit from more activity.
If needed, your GP can refer you to a physiotherapist. They can advise you about specific exercises and may give you an exercise plan to follow.
Some GPs prescribe exercise at local sports centres. If you go to a gym or health club, tell your instructor about your condition so that they can give you an exercise plan.
|How can I stay motivated?|
|To stay motivated, it’s important to
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