Let's Get Fit is an independent exercise support group for people with COPD and their caregivers. Affiliated with COPD-Support, Let's Get Fit is intended to help its members stay motivated by participating in teams that serve as mutual support groups.
Strength Training Growing Stronger is an exercise program based upon sound scientific research involving strengthening exercises-exercises that have been shown to increase the strength of your muscles, maintain the integrity of your bones, and improve your balance, coordination, and mobility. In addition, strength training can help reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic diseases, including arthritis
Dance Your Way to Healthier Lungs
Helen Sorenson, a registered respiratory therapist, gerontologist, and assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, has another version of "dancing" she'd like to share with respiratory patients. Her DANCE program stands for "Disease Management, Activity, Nutrition, Contribution, and Environment," and is filled with great advice on how to keep moving despite a chronic respiratory illness