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.

These videos from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust demonstrate how to do four exercises that have been specifically selected for people with CF:

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

MORE: Exercises targeting trunk muscles may improve CF urinary incontinence

MORE: Exercise has a central role in CF care and research and can slow lung decline

MORE: How people with cystic fibrosis use different forms of exercise to keep fit and healthy

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