Exercise Tips for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Yard Work

The CDC suggests that heavy yard work like mowing the grass or raking leaves can be considered a moderate-intensity activity for people with rheumatoid arthritis. It’s often easy to overlook household tasks such as gardening or doing some yard work as physical activity, but these activities are beneficial. Remember not to overdo any physical activity, and always talk to your doctor about it.

Reviewed by: 
Review Date: 
November 21, 2013

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014