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Old 08-09-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
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I have between medium and severe COPD and try to exercise often to manage the disease. My gym has an inside walking track and I try to walk a mile every other day (rarely do but try at least 3 times a week). I found I love using the water aerobic equipment and jogging or "riding a bike" in the water and using the water weights, the noodles etc. However, I find I am a little more "breathless" after my water exercises. It is hard to describe. I'm not sure it is the dsynepsia or whatever. Has any other COPDers had experience with water exercises?

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