Many people who come to paleo are too sick to do intense exercise, for a variety of reasons.
What are some low-intensity exercises these people could do, besides walking or swimming?
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I was in this position when I started paleo. I mostly stuck with chair exercises because I got winded very easily and my balance was terrible. I had taught silver sneakers workout classes to senior citizens so I was very familiar with low impact exercises using bands and light weights. you can do aerobics without any jumping, same with kickboxing. there are some good denise Austin videos online. youtube might have silver sneaker snippets but i'm not sure.
I think the best low intensity exercise you can do would be a small trampoline, called a rebounder. The amazing science behind this is that by bouncing up in a low impact environment, you actually stimulate movement of lymphatic fluid. That's critical for sick people. Lymph fluids have no natural pump in the body and rely on body movement. The sick person who cannot move becomes even sicker because they cannot detox.
So trampoline will give you simultaneously low-impact exercise and lymphatic drainage.
For low intensity exercises I have been using these workout bands from Beachbody so I have to option to make it more or less intense depending on how I am feeling that day. You have the option to change the resistance as well depending on level of intensity you want. The other great thing about them is they are so easy to take anywhere with you to get a workout in. I use Pinterest to find workouts to do with the bands.
Walking in the pool!
Light cycling perhaps as well. I'll let you know if I think of anything else that could apply ;)