Exercising With CF: 4 Moves You Can Do From Home

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Exercising and maintaining good health is encouraged for everyone, but when it comes to cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, regular exercise has been shown to have an even bigger impact. It’s believed that exercise can help reduce lung-function decline and help keep stress levels low and improve sleep.

Here are four exercises that can help you start having a healthier life:

Learn how to do a front squat in this Cystic Fibrosis Trust video tutorial made specially for people with CF.

Here are nine ways to motivate yourself to get out there and start exercising.

Learn how to do a beginner push-up in this Cystic Fibrosis Trust video tutorial made specially for people with CF.

Exercises targeting trunk muscles may improve CF urinary incontinence. Find out more.

Learn how to do a push-up in this Cystic Fibrosis Trust video tutorial made specially for people with CF.

Exercise has a central role in CF care and research and can slow lung decline. Read more here. 

Learn how to do a burpee in this Cystic Fibrosis Trust video tutorial made specially for people with CF.

Many benefits can come from exercises and activities that stimulate breathing for cystic fibrosis patients. Learn more about how people with cystic fibrosis use different forms of exercise to keep fit and healthy.

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