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Reduced mobility and fitness: Exercises that you must have in your routine

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Key Highlights

  • Physical disabilities must not stop one from achieving personal goals
  • A balanced diet and regular exercise should be two key components of a fitness regime
  • Exercising with physical disability must not be carried out without an expert supervision

New Delhi: Exercise is important and is advised by healthcare experts around the world. Physical disabilities may come as a pivotal point in the life of people as it restricts major basic functions that a human body is capable of performing. However, ensuring a healthy and fit body must be a goal that every individual must unanimously agree on. The physical disability must not stop people from working towards achieving the goal either. Apart from exercising, a healthy diet must be consumed to ensure a holistic approach to health and fitness. 

Exercises for reduced mobility

Here are some exercises for reduced mobility that you must do:

Bouncing ball: This exercise can help increase your arm strength and endurance. You can do this exercise in the following steps:

  • Take a medicine ball or any ball.
  • Sit comfortably facing a ball. 
  • Throw the ball at the wall and catch when it bounces back.
  • Repeat this for as long as you’re comfortable.
  • To increase difficulty, you may try balls of different weights. 

Bicep curls: Keep your joint and muscles strong with this easy exercise. You can do this exercise in the following steps:

  • Sit comfortably in a chair.
  • Take weights and hold in both hands. 
  • Curl your elbows by bringing your forearm to your shoulder.
  • Bring it back to the initial position and repeat.
  • Do it at least 20 times. 

Stretching: Stretching has proved to be an effective way to enhance the flexibility of muscles a d joints. You can do this exercise in the following steps:

  • Sit comfortably in a chair.
  • Stretch your arms upward until your back feels stretched. 
  • Stretch as far as possible.
  • Return to the initial position and repeat.
  • Do it for as long as you’re comfortable.

Word of advice

Depending on the body, each individual must carry out exercises that are safe for them. Exercises must be carried out under the supervision of fitness experts to avoid any unprecedented event from occurring. Furthermore, in case of encountering even minor discomfort or pain during the exercises, the exercise must be stopped immediately to ensure a risk-free fitness routine. 

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Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.

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