There are so many ways to get the heart pumping and the lungs puffing and here are a few fun alternatives. The key is to find something that you find enjoyable and introduces you to a group of friends who make you want to go back each week. After all, exercise is vital to making muscles stronger and fitter to protect and support joints in arthritis. Exercise does not damage joints and it's not all about football, the gym and losing your cool.
Please see the teenagers' sport and exercise section for more options and on what is available near you.
Home exercises recommended by our physios help to restore muscle and joint balance and so alleviate pain and disability. These videos should help you to do them correctly so that you receive the maximum benefit.