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Pulmonary Exercise Testing Should Be Goal Oriented

Pulmonary Exercise Testing Should Be Goal Oriented

          Performance testing can take on many different looks depending on what you are wanting to measure. For example, if you are looking to improve cardiorespiratory efficiency, VO2max testing is typically used. If you are looking to measure speed, you may use a...

Your Exercise Training Should Fit Your Goal

Your Exercise Training Should Fit Your Goal

          There are many approaches to exercise.; a buffet of options to pick from these days. You have the option of focusing on mobility and range of motion by participating in yoga classes. You can test your exercise capacity by joining a cycling class or by...

High-Intensity Interval Training: Is It Really Worth It?

High-Intensity Interval Training: Is It Really Worth It?

          It was about a year ago when I watched an exercise video a colleague had sent me. The fitness enthusiast filmed a HIIT training workout for their followers. The workout consisted of various lower body weight plyometric based exercises. It had only been a...

Tips to Build Home Exercise Equipment and Workouts

Tips to Build Home Exercise Equipment and Workouts

There has been a flood of exercise content these last few weeks. It is great to see trainers, coaches, and experts in the field of science giving back to the community. There are many ways to exercise and we have seen many different approaches to training. We believe...

Motivating Youth to Workout at Home

Motivating Youth to Workout at Home

Let’s be honest. Motivating youth to do workouts after school or on the weekends can be hard enough, and now not only are doing their workouts at home, but they are also taking their classes online at home! With so much times at home, how do you keep your...

Protect Your Vocal Folds: The Little Muscles That Give you a Voice!

Protect Your Vocal Folds: The Little Muscles That Give you a Voice!

As a Speech Language Pathologist, I have been curious about the impact’s cystic fibrosis, COPD, and other respiratory illnesses have on vocal quality. Having been around the CF community for a couple of years, I know that CF can impact numerous organ systems that...

Cystic Fibrosis at the Playground

Cystic Fibrosis at the Playground

Your child has a right to be a kid! Of course, having a child with cystic fibrosis brings on more challenges and worries. It requires being more alert to surroundings, your child, and others. But, your child still deserves to play and you still deserve to watch your...

Complementary Approaches to Clearing Mucus

Complementary Approaches to Clearing Mucus

The clearance of mucus is very important for individuals fighting pulmonary conditions. In cystic fibrosis (CF) and COPD the clearance of mucus is crucial to clearing bacteria pathogens to reduce the decline in lung function. To understand how we can attack the...

Motivating Children/Teens to Exercise

Motivating Children/Teens to Exercise

Intrinsic motivation is something that develops over time. Kids don’t yet have the cognitive abilities to grasp the concept that, “exercising is good for physical and mental health.” The understanding that by “doing something good for your body now, your future self...

Are You Apart of the Morning Crew or Night Crew?

Are You Apart of the Morning Crew or Night Crew?

Improving the Quality of Life in Individuals Fighting Pulmonary Diseases   Exercising is important for everyone. Exercising has many benefits from improving cardiovascular health, decreasing stress, to even improving lung function in cystic fibrosis and COPD....

Optimizing Recovery for CF and COPD

Optimizing Recovery for CF and COPD

Improving the Quality of Life in Individuals Fighting Pulmonary Diseases           The body is a remarkable system that takes time to recover. When you have chronic illness, such as CF or COPD, the recovery time the body needs will be a little different than for a...

3-Tips to Programming Strength Training

3-Tips to Programming Strength Training

Improving the Quality of Life in Individuals Fighting Pulmonary DiseasesStrength training can be a powerful tool to daily living.  Strength training helps improve respiratory function, muscular strength and endurance and it supports your ability to live with using...

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Pulmonary Exercise Testing Should Be Goal Oriented

Pulmonary Exercise Testing Should Be Goal Oriented

          Performance testing can take on many different looks depending on what you are wanting to measure. For example, if you are looking to improve cardiorespiratory efficiency, VO2max testing is typically used. If you are looking to measure speed, you may use a...

Your Exercise Training Should Fit Your Goal

Your Exercise Training Should Fit Your Goal

          There are many approaches to exercise.; a buffet of options to pick from these days. You have the option of focusing on mobility and range of motion by participating in yoga classes. You can test your exercise capacity by joining a cycling class or by...

Motivating Youth to Workout at Home

Motivating Youth to Workout at Home

Let’s be honest. Motivating youth to do workouts after school or on the weekends can be hard enough, and now not only are doing their workouts at home, but they are also taking their classes online at home! With so much times at home, how do you keep your...

Cystic Fibrosis at the Playground

Cystic Fibrosis at the Playground

Your child has a right to be a kid! Of course, having a child with cystic fibrosis brings on more challenges and worries. It requires being more alert to surroundings, your child, and others. But, your child still deserves to play and you still deserve to watch your...

Complementary Approaches to Clearing Mucus

Complementary Approaches to Clearing Mucus

The clearance of mucus is very important for individuals fighting pulmonary conditions. In cystic fibrosis (CF) and COPD the clearance of mucus is crucial to clearing bacteria pathogens to reduce the decline in lung function. To understand how we can attack the...

Motivating Children/Teens to Exercise

Motivating Children/Teens to Exercise

Intrinsic motivation is something that develops over time. Kids don’t yet have the cognitive abilities to grasp the concept that, “exercising is good for physical and mental health.” The understanding that by “doing something good for your body now, your future self...

Optimizing Recovery for CF and COPD

Optimizing Recovery for CF and COPD

Improving the Quality of Life in Individuals Fighting Pulmonary Diseases           The body is a remarkable system that takes time to recover. When you have chronic illness, such as CF or COPD, the recovery time the body needs will be a little different than for a...

3-Tips to Programming Strength Training

3-Tips to Programming Strength Training

Improving the Quality of Life in Individuals Fighting Pulmonary DiseasesStrength training can be a powerful tool to daily living.  Strength training helps improve respiratory function, muscular strength and endurance and it supports your ability to live with using...

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