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New CF Wind Sprint Demonstrates Cardio Exercises

05/04/2011

As part of its CF Awareness Month focus on exercise, the Boomer Esiason Foundation has released Episode 16 in the CF Wind Sprint series: Cardio Exercises.

In this video, BEF Volunteer Jerry Cahill shares his favorite simple cardio exercises that help keep the lungs clear of mucus. In addition to helping improve the flow of air in and out of the lungs, cardio (aerobic) exercise also can strengthen the heart muscle, improve circulation and reduce blood pressure, and facilitate the transport of oxygen throughout the body.

Click here to view CF Wind Sprint 16: Cardio Exercises.

CF Wind Sprints is a series of brief videos hosted by BEF Volunteer Jerry Cahill. The videos address a variety of topics relevant to living with CF, including traveling, nutrition, exercise and treatments. The Wind Sprint series is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Genentech to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

BEF invites the CF community to submit questions and topics for CF Wind Sprints via its Facebook fan page or on Twitter.

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