Kennedy's Disease Association

A Public Benefit, Non-Profit Organization

"I thank God there are so many who will share their story to give others hope!"

Exercises

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Medical Disclaimer

The exercise information provided here is of a general nature and can not be substituted for the advice provided by a medical doctor or certified health practitioner. This information is designed for educational purposes only and must not be construed as medical advice or a professional service.  This information must not be used as diagnosing or treating a medical problem or situation. You must verify whether the information provided here is appropriate for you by checking with your doctor before you begin any extended exercising. You are solely responsible for the way that this information is perceived and utilized and do so at your own risk.



Right now, you're sitting down and using your computer. You're probably breathing shallow.  You need to give your muscles and brain the amount of air you need for a healthy lifestyle. To relax. To think clearly. To feel good. Perform this simple exercise when you wake up, after you eat, and before you go to bed.  ENJOY!

1. Inhale slowly into the lower lungs

2. Expand the sides, back, and front of the lower ribs

3. Once lower lungs are filled, inhale more air into the upper chest

4. Exhale air from upper chest very slowly

5. Keep lower lungs full

6. Contract abdominal muscles to push all air out

7. Exhale remaining air

8. Relax

 

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