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Exercising With Ulcerative Colitis? Try These 5 Fixes for Common Workout Fears

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Jonathan Borba

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The Benefits of Exercise With UC


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The UC Issue: You feel that urgent need to go while you’re on the treadmill


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William Choquette

The fix: Use HIIT to your advantage


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Amin Sujan

The UC Issue: You're at a yoga class and you have an accident


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The Fix: Hope for the best, prepare for the worst with UC


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The UC Issue: You want to go to the gym but have chronic diarrhea


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The Fix: Know your best options for working out with UC


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Bruno Aguirre

The UC Issue: You're too fatigued to exercise


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Nathan Dumlao

The Fix: Rest when you need to


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The UC Issue: You need to put weight on — not lose it


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Alora Griffiths

The Fix: Exercise helps you gain weight gain with UC


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Here's What to Remember When Exercising With UC


Erin L. Boyle

Erin L. Boyle

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Erin L. Boyle, the senior editor at HealthCentral from 2016-2018, is an award-winning freelance medical writer and editor with more than 15 years’ experience. She’s traveled the world for a decade to bring the latest in medical research to doctors. Health writing is also personal for her: she has several autoimmune diseases and migraines with aura, which she writes about for HealthCentral. Learn more about her at erinlynnboyle.com. Follow her on Twitter @ErinLBoyle.