It’s in my family line. I have had indicators in my body and I knew it would be in my future. A couple of weeks ago, my doctor confirmed what I suspected when he looked at my hands and feet. Arthritis. I am 44 years old and a proud mover. But, the validation of arthritis propelled me to develop a more scheduled integration of resistance training. I know the benefits of weight training. However, I don’t love it. I LOVE spinning. I enjoy Yoga. And, I’ll dabble with other things. But, I just found my most authentic driver to committing more to weight training. New goal: offset the trickled damage and discomfort that arthritis can bring.
Creaky Joints’ recent article explores the value of Weight Lifting for Arthritis.