Regular exercise is one of the keys to preventing restless leg syndrome attacks. Daily exercise improves the health of your nervous system and works out the muscles that have the most problems. Since RLS is commonly associated with sleep trouble, you want to avoid exercising late in the day, so it is a good idea to make it a part of your morning routine.
The exercise does not have to be vigorous to provide relief for the symptoms of RLS. In fact, some RLS patients experience more problems when they engage in excessive exercise or strenuous exercise. You want to try to keep the exercise early in the day, focus on the legs, and avoid overdoing it.
Various leg stretches can be good for preventing attacks and reducing the severity of the symptoms. You can also work on exercises that strengthen the muscles in the area that is prone to RLS symptoms. Even taking a brisk walk once a day can be a good way to prevent restless leg syndrome. You could also try things like squats, walking up and down some stairs, and running in place.