As you start developing an exercise plan, you’ll learn that some workouts just aren’t for you. They might cause irritation or pain at the site of your symptoms. Look for ways to modify these exercises so you can get the gain without the pain.
Research shows that some sunlight can be good for your psoriasis, but not too much. If you’re planning an outdoor activity, make sure you apply sunscreen or wear long sleeves. Remember to reapply as directed.
Recruit an exercise partner who can support you. They’ll be understanding if parts of the workout give you trouble, and it’s always comforting to have some support if and when you decide to work out in public.
It can sometimes be embarrassing going to the gym during a flare-up. That’s why you should have a back-up plan in place, like a running route around your neighborhood, or an area of the basement where you can work out instead.