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Does Working Out At The Gym, Cadio For 20 Min And A Few Light Weights Lifting To Keep Muscles In Tone Help With COPD

Does Working Out At The Gym, Cadio For 20 Min And A Few Light Weights Lifting To Keep Muscles In Tone Help With COPD

posted November 18
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I went to pulmary rehab a couple of years ago and the excerises I learnt there I still do them at home 20 minutes a day 5 days a week unless I get poorly but I found it helpful I haven't done much excerises since end of January when one of my daughters passed away and same day one of my Brothers passed away in different hospitals but ive not managed excerises yet apart from or 2 but I really feel the differance of not doing them so I need to start again

posted November 19
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I don’t personally but my level o Wednesday was 99% as I do exercise
Take care
Eric

posted November 21
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Good for you! Are you using a pulse oximeter to make sure your oxygen levels stay up?

posted November 20
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Absolutely, positively, YES! I exercise six days a week. The exercise and respiratory therapy I do at home has done wonders for my COPD.

posted November 19
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Keep working out as long as possible.

posted November 19

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