For people suffering from eczema exercise may be a hellish experience rather than a beneficial one. The drying skin and itchiness they feel after a workout is what forces these individuals to give up trying to get fit because they feel it does more damage to them than good.
Some of us try to make changes to make the year ahead our healthiest and fittest yet. However, many ambitious fitness goals dissolve into self-defeating thinking and disappointment. But that does not mean that all resolutions need to end in failure. The key is to make the right one.
Exercising with eczema can be difficult so people who have this condition have to be creative in order to get their hearts pumping without their skins flaring up.
If you’re one of these people you could try out swimming as your daily exercise routine because not only will it prevent you from sweating, which can trigger flare ups, but it will also exercise all parts of your body.
When people work out at a gym, lifting those heavy weights and all, one of the things that come to their minds is if the weight bench they’re using is clean.
Gyms are often packed with people who want to be fitter so that means scores of individuals have sweated on most of the benches in the room and the thought of laying your back on one of those leather platforms can be disconcerting.
Thanksgiving is upon us once more and that means going home for the holidays and stuffing yourself with all the turkey you can muster.
That also means you’re going to be accumulating unwanted excess pounds you don’t want to keep.
But since thanksgiving is all about letting your inhibitions go (at least when it comes to food) avoiding all those delicious home-cooked meals is nearly impossible not to mention rude.
Exercising can lead to several benefits: lower blood pressure, better focus, more toned muscles etc.
But for someone with eczema it can often be an annoyance all because excessive sweat and the body’s rising temperature during exercise can lead to flare-ups.
Anyone who has eczema knows that when their condition is aggravated it could be such an irritating and frustrating experience.
There are various reasons for wanting to work out at home.
You may opt to do this because gym membership at your local fitness centre is too expensive. Or you may choose to do your planking in your living room because there are too many people at the nearby Gold’s Gym.
It could also be due to the fact that you have several allergies that prevent you from stepping out of your house because once you get a whiff of pollen outside people start noticing that you have more hives on your skin than unblemished skin.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a horrific condition to have.
Your skin can sprout red itchy bumps that can break open and let out pus that is often smelly.
It can also produce lumps under the skin that are painful with tunnels connecting each other that can also leak pus and worse of all it heals very slowly.
Swimming is perhaps the best form of exercise for anyone at any age. It exercises all your muscles and your lungs without putting too much pressure on your knees or any of your other joints.
It is also refreshing since the cooling sensation of the water won’t make you feel like you ran a marathon.
When the urge to be healthier is stronger than the urge to just be a couch potato a lot of people use that motivation to help them get off their beds and out of the house to exercise.
For a lot of people that rarely happens so they try their best to stay focused on exercising and not be distracted by the warm and comfortable bed in their houses.
The idea that exercise is the key to a slimmer body and better health has been ingrained into our minds that almost every nugget of information we come across about it makes us believe it to be true.
Unfortunately, there are myths about exercising and not all the things you heard about it can be true.