I agree with most of the other posts. I've had RA about 3-4 years'. I do Mat Pilates (learned from online guides and reading books. I have a weak ankle so I can't walk any distance.
I also lift weights (dumbbells). I do the Pilates and weight lifting with very little rest between movements so I also get an aerobic effect since my ankle precludes a number of aerobic activities.
Significantly, I am 72 years old and have learned to listen to my body. I can't emphasize this enough. I used to use 35# dumbbells 5 years ago, but my RA body and age have told me to go slow. I'm at 15# dumbbells now and don't see myself going higher for some time.View Thread
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