Hi, I'm a newby (again) as I didn't really get started last time. I suddenly developed pain in many areas of my body and it felt like almost overnight. After many months and many pain killers (yuck) I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis. It;s mainly affecting my knees, feet and hands. I have to have a bone removed from my thumb next week, followed by 6 weeks in plaster to alleviate the pain in my hand. So all this is my reason(excuse?) for not trying too hard with my diet, but in particular - exercising.
I can walk quite far, but suffer dreadfully afterwards and anything which involves me clasping, grasping, pressing etc with my hands is a big no no. Can any of you lovely people suggest exercises that I could do that would really work on my core and my cardio system. Ought to mention, I have a severe hearing impairment, which makes attending group sessions, led by a Tutor/Trainer, almost impossible, as I can only hear if they stand still in front of me!! Not too helpful for the Trainer, trying to deal with a class of people. I really cannot afford a personal Trainer.