9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Exercising and keeping as fit as possible is encouraged for everyone, but especially for people with pulmonary fibrosis. Regular exercise has been shown to help pulmonary fibrosis patients, and keep stress levels low and improve sleep.

Here are nine ways to motivate yourself to get out there and start exercising, based on tips from prevention.com:

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Exercise first thing in the morning

Write a list of things to do the next day, then make exercise the number one thing on the list. Some people find that they are more likely to exercise if it’s the first thing they do in the day, that way they can’t put it off. Working out first thing also makes you feel super good about yourself for the rest of the day.

While there is currently no known cure for IPF, there are treatments available to help ease the symptoms.

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