While getting in shape is tough with Rosacea, it is important to maintain our overall health. Keep in mind these tips can help you achieve your fitness goals and improve your wellness without aggravating your condition. Lets get healthy:
1. Keep it cool: indoor heat during winter can be irritating to our rosacea skin. Make sure the groom is well ventilated by running a fan or air-conditioner. If you find yourself overheating, drape a cool towel or damp towel over your neck for 10 minutes. You can also keep a spray bottle for misting your face while exercising. Opening a window and working out by a breeze can also help.
2. Go low impact: trying yoga, Pilates, and aquatic aerobics can be beneficial forms of exercise and have added benefits on your body. Low intensity training can also reduce our symptoms and help uscreach our goals without the facial flushing.
3. Break up your routine: working out in short bursts for 15-25 minutes throughout the day are shown to beneficial. So try doing 3 -15 minute routines and still reach your goals while keeping the flare-ups at bay.
4. Weather: as the summer approaches, it will be tempting to take your routine outside and get that beautiful Sun on you. The wind, cold weather, humidity, can also aggravate your condition, be cautious about this and wear the proper skin protection.
Trainers Note: environmental and lifestyle triggers are unique to each of us, as you get into new routines and start training harder consider tracking your exercise with a diary to discover what triggers you have to help relieve your symptoms.