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.