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Old 04-30-2014, 10:48 PM   #7
Slow and Steady
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Height: 5'3"


That sounds like a good plan. Take it slow, use your inhaler as needed, and check with your doctor if you're still having asthma symptoms during exercise. I had to try a couple of meds before I found what worked best for me (1-2 puffs of albuterol about 10 minutes before starting my workout).

I think if you are patient and manage your asthma well with meds, even with crappy lungs your wind will improve. I went from not being able to jog 1/4 mile without wheezing to running a 5K and feeling fantastic. Hang in there!
"Smile, breathe and go slowly." - Thich Nhat Hanh
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