Improving COPD with VO2max Training: Your Comprehensive Guide
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
3w ago
Unlocking Your Potential As a person living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you’re likely no stranger to the challenges that come with managing your condition. From breathlessness to fatigue, COPD can significantly impact your daily life and overall well-being. However, with the right approach, it’s possible to improve your lung function and overall fitness – even... Source ..read more
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The Breath of Fresh Air: Unveiling the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
1y ago
COPD is a progressive lung condition that can significantly impede a person’s ability to breathe and carry out daily activities. For those grappling with the challenges of COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation emerges as a beacon of hope, offering a comprehensive and tailored approach to enhancing lung function, improving quality of life, and restoring independence. As many of you know I have long... Source ..read more
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World COPD Day 2021 Healthy Lungs – Never More Important
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
2y ago
Healthy Lungs is the Holy Grail if you are a COPD patient, as its not something we’ve experienced for years. COPD patients are commonly diagnosed at an advanced stage and have been living with the disease unknowingly for many years. The good news is, why we can’t restore our lungs to their former glory, we can make the most of what we have. We can have OUR healthiest lungs! Source ..read more
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10 Years of Progress
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
3y ago
Ten years ago, on the 22nd of August 2011 I received my COPD diagnosis. For me it’s not about celebrating having COPD for ten years, it’s about how far I have come in those ten years. That Day Like many COPD patients I had no idea about this disease when I was first diagnosed. When I found out I had a disease which was progressive and had no cure, I was scared about what the future held for me. Source ..read more
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COPD – Exercise v Nutrition?
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
3y ago
Managing COPD is vital for any patient who wants to either improve or maintain their quality of life. Apart from taking medication as prescribed, exercise has long been championed as the next best tool to manage COPD. But is it? Data I have been collecting for my own case study would suggest, while exercise is very important, maybe there are more effective strategies. Source ..read more
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World COPD Day 2020 – Living Well with COPD
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
4y ago
This year’s World COPD theme “Living Well with COPD” may sound very foreign to many patients but for a growing number of patients this is becoming a reality. COPD kills over 3 million people a year, it’s a progressive disease which has no cure. When I was first diagnosed with COPD there was not a lot of focus on how to manage the disease so I could improve my quality of life. Source ..read more
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5 Day diet/exercise challenge
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
4y ago
Four years ago, I started using the ketogenic diet to help manage my COPD. In this challenge I want to share with you my experience with a range of diets I have tried and how they can improve your symptoms and quality of life. To begin with I’d like to make a couple of points before you read on. I am not a doctor or trained medical professional. What is outlined here is based on my personal... Source ..read more
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COVID-19 – Strategy for COPD
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
4y ago
Since COVID-19 started I have seen an increase in patients looking for advice on how to protect themselves from this killer virus. What we are learning about this virus is, it’s frequently changing, but one thing stays the same. We can manage our risk exposure! For those patients who have been living with COPD for some time you will know some basic fundamentals of minimising the risk of... Source ..read more
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COPD – TIRED, FRUSTRATED and Disillutioned
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
5y ago
On Wednesday November 20th we celebrated World COPD Day around the world. On the same day a patient friend posted in a COPD Patient FB group. When I read this post it brought a tear to my eye. Not just because of the outpouring of frustration and desperation in her message, this patient spoke for the majority of COPD patients. Patient’s Post “We need a way to raise money that would go... Source ..read more
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World COPD Day 2019 – “All Together to End COPD”
COPD ATHLETE | Never Let Disease Define You
by russwin66
5y ago
Each year there is a theme for World COPD Day. This year’s theme in my view is very relevant to how we should approach COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), now and into the future. Bringing patients, healthcare professionals and researchers together in the fight against this debilitating disease can only lead to better outcomes. In recent years it has become widely accepted patients can... Source ..read more
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