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Exercise Tips for Asthma Sufferers

October 19, 2010

You are vigilant when working with your asthmatic weight loss clients during sessions. But how do you ensure their safety when they exercise solo? As an asthmatic and a personal trainer, I understand the challenge of exercising without triggering my asthma. Keeping weight under control is extremely important to overall health, especially for asthmatics. According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, “The excess weight you carry compresses your lungs, limiting how much air you can breathe in and narrowing your airways.” How do we overcome this challenge?

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