Exercise

Tips for managing POTS

 

So I recently had a conversatio with an old friend who has been diagnosed with POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) since she had an opperation, so I thought I would do a summary of thigns that I've found help me with my sypmtoms. Keep in mind, some of these suggestions you'll need to try and do consistently as they can take time to have an effect, so don't give up straight away. 

Summary of what POTS is in non-medical terms

Finding motivation in small things

I’ve been feeling really unwell the last few weeks, and as a result my exercise routine has suffered. To motivate myself to get back into it I used my lorna jane gift voucher my wonderful sister got me for my birthday! Here’s my work out clothes all set for this evenings work out. I layed my exercise clothes out so that I would be so temped to wear them it would just give me that little kick to get out and exercise.

My Exercise Box

I am all for the little things that make the big things easier. Especially when it comes to exercise. One of my most recent discoveries is that after sorting out my room and putting all my exercise equipment in a box, it became a little bit easier to get out of bed in he morning and do my exercises. Sometimes the smallest thing can make the biggest difference.