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Old 01-18-2015, 06:52 AM   #2
Sean Rockett
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Re: COPD and CrossFit

Go very slowly with this person depending on the severity of COPD. Someone can have a mild case which does not hinder their exercise terribly or can have significant trouble with exercise. Exercise and strength training is a great way to help patients with COPD. A good way to figure out severity of the condition is to ask if they get short of breath climbing a set of stairs or walking a city block. Have them check in with their doctor as well if there are any issues.
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