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Strength Training Exercises for Fibromyalgia (Without Weights)

November 30, 2017 in Fibromyalgia

Strength Training Exercises for Fibromyalgia

Exercising is good for fibromyalgia sufferers. Working out can greatly reduce symptoms by providing circulation and oxygenation to the body, building muscle and strength, and producing natural painkillers in the body. There are a number of exercises you can perform at home without weights or other gym equipment to start building strength, reducing painful symptoms, and even shedding weight.

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This free plan includes the following for fibromyalgia pain sufferers:

  • Diet and meal plan suggestions
  • Workout best practices and schedule
  • Pain management techniques at home
  • How to get a better sleep
  • And more!

Strength Training Without Weights

Strength training specializes in using resistance to build strength, endurance, and size of muscle mass. Research shows that strength training is miraculously effective for alleviating pain despite past fears that it could aggravate symptoms. It is incredibly important that a program be done consistently.

Lower Body Strength Training − 4 Circuits

  • 15 Squat jumps
  • 15 Squats
  • 20 Side lunges (10 for each leg)
  • 20 Single leg hip raises (10 for each leg)
  • 24 Walking lunges

exercise for fibromyalgia

Upper Body Strength Training − 4 Circuits

  • 10 Push-ups
  • 10 Superman holds with squeeze
  • 10 Plank ups
  • 10 Inchworm to push-up
  • 10 Triceps dips on couch or chair

Strength Training Exercises for Fibromyalgia

Full Body Workout − 4 Circuits

  • 15 Squats
  • 40 Ab bikes
  • 10 Push ups
  • 10 Burpees
  • 15 Straight leg sit ups
  • 24 Walking lunges

Try These Exercises At Home

The great part about these workouts is that you don't need expensive equipment or a busy gym to get them done. These basic strength training exercises help alleviate painful symptoms by increasing muscle strength and simultaneously engaging the body in cardiovascular movements.

Check out the blog post Fibromyalgia: This is Everything You Need to Know for more information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fibromyalgia sufferers.

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