The benefits of body strengthening are often overlooked by healthcare professionals and people living with a long-term condition.
But research tells us that providing physio-approved, evidence-based advice and guidance would encourage more people to get started. Stronger My Way is a behaviour change campaign set up to help patients access basic exercises to do strengthening on a more regular basis.
The benefits Strengthening can have will help with ongoing symptoms and future health:
maintain a healthy heart
increase brain power
maintain bone density
reduce joint pain
Reduce condition flare ups
improve mental health
You do not need previous fitness experience. Exercises can be simple and gradually increased. It can be done at home or as a class/group.