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Kidney Disease and Exercise

December 2, 2010
Kidney Disease and Exercise

Kidney Disease and Exercise

According to statistics Kidney disease is a devastating disease that is affecting 4.5 million people causing over 45,000 deaths. It is our responsibility and our mission to step up and start reaching out to the community and bring the numbers down. One of the pioneer organizations, The Flood Sisters are making a huge impact matching donors and recipients. Click to see their wonderful organization and their annual Fundraise event in NYC. You should attend and show your support. One of the most important areas for kidney disease is rehabilitation and fitness. How fast can they recover after surgery? Well I have good news for you. Physical fitness and exercise can play a really important role in recovery.

Physical fitness is very important in today’s world. Everyone is enjoying the benefits of greater strength and feeling better. Exercise keeps your body strong and healthy.

According to the National Kidney Foundation

How does exercise benefit me?

In addition to increased energy, other benefits from exercise may include:

  • improved muscle physical functioning
  • better blood pressure control
  • improved muscle strength
  • lowered level of blood fats (cholesterol and triglycerides)
  • better sleep
  • better control of body weight.
  • to keep reading great suggestions  please click here

In my experience light weights can build your strength and stamina. Add balance and coordination and you will have a pheonemenal program to do at home. Here is my upcoming book where you could follow some of the exercises. Make sure you consult your doctor before.

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