For any fitness savvy person, the Doctors remarks while having a look on the x-ray – Its fracture –is absolutely traumatic. Its any athlete’s nightmare come true. Just thinking of sedentary life style for doctors prescribed period is scary. The mind still carves for workout and desperately need endorphins to feel good as always. If it is broken while doing what you love doing it hurts more. Worry of Loosing fitness is totally demoralizing.
Lot said, lets accept it, now Its broken-Lets face it. Let the doctor take care of medicinal parts. But it is not prudent to let your broken leg to make you lose hard earned muscles and endurance. Hanging out on couches with numerous cups of coffee and TV shows no way going to make you feel any good, neither to your mood nor rehabilitation. In fact, a complete break from training is a bad idea. After all, you’ll gain weight during your layoff and then, when you return to training, you’ll have to restore lost fitness and strength while rehabbing your injury. A complete training break can also be very demoralizing and that can have a negative impact on your recovery
The good news is that, soon after suffering your fracture, you can and should be able to do at least some training to maintain your fitness. Though exercising with a broken ankle seems like contradictory, but it is not. With a little creativity and patience – you can exercise your way to healthy body without staking the already broken ankle.
There are plenty of options to remain active and maintain hard earned fitness despite of broken ankle. This paper summarizes few of plenty of option available to keep you as you are, fit and fine.