If you’re thinking about starting a walking program, our fitness tips and walking strategies will help you make the most of it. For people of any age with arthritis, walking is especially good medicine. It strengthens muscles, which helps shift pressure from joints and reduce pain. And a regular walking routine compresses and releases the cartilage in your knees, helping circulate synovial fluid that brings oxygen and nourishes your joints. When joints don’t get this nourishment, they deteriorate faster.
But despite these benefits, it’s not easy to keep walking, day in and day out. To improve your chances of success, try these five walking strategies.
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