Asthma and excercise,

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Jun 3, 2014 4:37am
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Hi 3veryone iam an asthmatic looking to get motivated and start a healthy excercise plan and diet. One problem is I cant seem to get the motivation to do excercises or running as my asthma comes creeping up and sometimes I find it hard to breathe and keep going. Has anyone else suffered this aswell, or has anyone got any tips for me or excercises I can do thankyou

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Jun 3, 2014 8:10am
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Hi I'm asthmatic too. Personnaly, I swim to increase my breath capacity. You have a lot of exercices for the breath I think... And before running, I take my medicine for the breath.

03 Jun
Oh ok thankyou so true I forgot about swimming , iam a good swimmer but unfortunately its winter here now so cant be doing that for awhile ! I went for a 20 min walk this afternoon and felt great ( prior to this I had some ventolin and also a preventative ) also for the last week I had a respiratory infection so I found it difficult to even leave the house but im feeling alot better then before. I felt abit weezy walking on a slope as I was ariving home but an a litrle flustered :/
04 Jun
I'm asthmatic and I'm a competitive swimmer. It's brilliant. I used to struggle loads with my breathing but now I only use my ventolin when I'm really bad :D join a swimming club if possible (and why can you not swim in winter :s )
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Jun 3, 2014 8:23am
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Why don't you go at swimmingpool? I'm not a good swimmer but I swim nearly 1/2 hour. But I'm a little asthmatic. I make a lot of sport (handball, running, swimming, fitness...) and I do any exercices for breath. (I'm sorry for my engliśh ;-) )

03 Jun
Well because at the moment the pool is closed because its to cold here in Australia so no pools this time of year for awhile , but in summer I will go swimming alot o used to swim in competitions until I got older and had asthma so I kinda gave up!! Any other tips for doing vigorous excercise with asthma ?
03 Jun
Ok you are australian. I am French. I do one exercice. You must lie down on the back, with your arms on the both side to your body. With the noz, take a breath deeply, the more you can. And after, the more slowly you can, blow with the mouth. More your practice, more your blow will be long. I don't know if my explains is good but it's the only exercice I do and the result are wonderfull ;-)
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Jun 3, 2014 1:33pm
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Have you tried any of the Powerbreath products or similar. Some of the people I have trained in the past have had a similar issues to yourself and have found products like that to really help

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Jun 3, 2014 1:58pm
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Hi Taryn I'm an asthmatic as well. Take your time with exercise and don't quit it gets better. I havent used an inhaler for 10 yrs (I'm 44 and have played roller derby for 8) maybe try some essential oils with your inhaler to help open up your lungs

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Jun 3, 2014 5:52pm
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Anybody here of vitamin D benefits for asthma?

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