Water aerobics, yoga and Tai Chi are popular exercises recommended for fibromyalgia with proven results. Of these, Tai Chi is considered the most manageable and acessible. Tai Chi is a gentle, mind-body form of exercise that involves meditation and relaxation techniques. It has also been successfully used to treat several musculoskeletal conditions.
Also called "moving meditation," Tai Chi encourages movement and relaxation to reduce physical and emotional stress. Tai Chi is suitable for people with limitations on energy and movement, and therefore proves beneficial for fibromyalgia.