9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Exercising and keeping as fit as possible is encouraged for everyone, but especially for people with cystic fibrosis. Regular exercise has been shown to reduce lung-function decline in cystic fibrosis patients, and help keep stress levels low and improve sleep.

Here are nine ways to motivate yourself to get out there and start exercising, based on prevention.com:


Exercise first thing in the morning

Write a list of things to do the next day, then make exercise the number one thing on the list. Some people find that they are more likely to exercise if it’s the first thing they do in the day, that way they can’t put it off. Working out first thing also makes you feel super good about yourself for the rest of the day.

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

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