Venous insufficiency imposes many limitations on the active life of a man, but that doesn't mean that the sport will have to put a final and irrevocable cross. Proper selection of sports shoes, compression hosiery and careful selection of suitable types of sports will help not only to abandon an active lifestyle, but will also prevent relapses.

Water sports

Water, whose density hundreds of times greater than the density of air, removes excess internal pressure in the veins, while massaging the muscles. This can impact the best way the health vessels. In addition, when swimming the body is horizontal, which helps blood flow, improve circulation and reduce the load on the limb. If swimming from one end of the pool to the other, I want to introduce elements of creativity and imagination, excellent sport with varicose veins will serve as Aqua aerobics. To provide the load to the muscles without any damage to the blood vessels, improve skin condition, develop beautiful posture with the simultaneous prevention of vascular disease – all of this can only Aqua aerobics.


From fitness classes at the sports club or at home should not give up – they are able to benefit under certain conditions. Any exercise with varicose veins should be based on the strict distribution of the load. All the exercises on a step, squats, running, jumping, lunges, presses feet should be excluded. Also have to give up playing sports: soccer, hockey, etc. But the classes are classical yoga, shaping, Pilates, stretching or a leisurely "stroll" with the help of the treadmill can be easily included in the list of approved physical activities.

Street sports

A good therapeutic effect on the condition of blood vessels with varicose veins can have such types of outdoor sports, like badminton, Golf, slow Cycling, walking, skiing. All loads should be modest, professional occupation these sports is unacceptable. In addition, to maintain the tone of muscles, prevention of complications and further development of venous insufficiency, it is recommended to include in your gym load exercises performed lying on your back, familiar from childhood: "Bicycle", "scissors", "birch", walking in place without lifting the stop from the floor.