Exercises for Individuals with Spina Bifida

Getting Started

  • Make sure you are healthy enough to exercise. Inform your physician that you are starting an exercise program.
  • Choose the right program for YOU and make sure to keep activities that you choose VARIED, FUN, and REWARDING.
  • Do moderate-intensity exercise for a minimum of 150 minutes a week, ideally spread throughout the week in at least 10 minute episodes, and perform strengthening exercises 2 or more days a week.
  • Be active throughout the day - just keep moving.

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