My experience of open water swimming with fibromyalgia - both positive and some areas to watch out for. Why open water swimming is a beneficial form of exercise, especially for those of us with chronic illness.
Life with chronic illness is hard but it can also present opportunities to have a go at new things. Perhaps we have more time than we used to have or can no longer do some of what we used to do, but there are plenty of new things that we can try.
I’ve already blogged about how swimming can help fibromyalgia and it’s always been the most important part of my pain management toolkit. So the last year has been really hard as UK pools have been closed for a significant chunk of that time. For me, the effects of not being able to swim have been … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and returning to swimming post Covid-lockdown
Swimming can be a great choice of exercise if you have fibromyalgia and this is backed up by scientific research.