Does it feel like the flight of stairs you climb every day gained extra stairs overnight? That’s because the older you get, the less lung capacity you have if you don’t exercise your lungs. Amidst the scourge of COVID-19, it is always a good idea to keep your lungs in tip-top shape. Light exercise may help tremendously to keep your lungs healthy and in shape, such as:
Here are three Bestmed recommended exercises you can do daily to keep your lungs healthy:
Get fit with the Bestmed Tempo wellness programme
All Bestmed beneficiaries have access to personalised consultations with a Bestmed Tempo partner biokineticist as part of the Bestmed Tempo wellness programme. All you need to do is complete your free Health Assessment at Dis-Chem, Clicks, Van Heerden or Alpha Pharm.
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