Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
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Tips for a Successful Exercise Program
Set specific long-term goals, but keep short-term goals flexible.
Reward yourself for exercising.
Make exercise a priority by scheduling it.
Surround yourself with reminders to exercise.
Pick the activities you prefer in the beginning, even if they're less strenuous. Once you're exercising regularly, you can try more challenging activities.
Work at a level that lets you feel as good when you stop as when you start.
Don't judge the benefits only by the weight scale. Exercise has also been shown to reduce stress and fight depression.