July 12, 2008 COPDer's- keep trying to be active, MOVE, work with what you have, IMPROVE
Posted Jul 12 2008 12:04pm
email@example.comEarly walk again, reversed our route of 3.1 miles taking 70 minutes. It felt easier today, and my husband felt better. His 2 types arthritis in knee (bone on bone) feels better. The more he does, the more he can do. That applies to COPD exercisers too. Since walking with him I cut back on my pace and duration, so I make it up with an evening workout of some sort - last night I lifted small weight with arms and legs weights. KEEP MOVING, IT IS one of the best things you can do.
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