emphysema

  • Training a client with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

    Within each edition of Fitpro Network, the magazine for personal trainers, they ask an expert to answer a training-related query, and in the April/May 2012 edition they examined training a client with COPD. We thought we’d share the question and answer with...

  • How POWERbreathe has helped me with Emphysema and my cycling

    My name is Ben Hund and I was diagnosed with Alpha 1 induced emphysema and COPD, 3 years ago. What a nice wake up call! Fast forward to today and I finally feel like I have come to terms with this disease mentally and physically. A little background is in...

  • Emphysema – what it is and what causes it

    When it comes to Emphysema not everyone is clear as to what it actually is and what causes it. Emphysema is a progressive lung disease that results in shortness of breath which in turn reduces your overall capacity for physical activity. Emphysema is caused...

  • Running with COPD

    When people are out running they can sometimes struggle when trying to draw in oxygen to cope with the demands the body is placing on them.  This would be normally be associated with someone who is physically out of shape. However, if the symptoms persist then...