"I try to reassure everyone who has been affected by this disease that CF isn't the end of the world if you don't want it to be."
The experience of living with cystic fibrosis is markedly different today than it was decades ago. Thanks to the discovery of the CF gene, the availability of effective drug therapies and advances in technology, the 30,000 Americans who deal with the disease day in and day out are living longer and fuller lives. In a word, they are thriving.

Wind Sprint 19: Exercises for Your Legs

Episode 19 of the CF Wind Sprint series demonstrates a series of exercises to strengthen the legs.

The simple exercises include squats, squat jumps, split squats and lunges. CF Wind Sprint host Jerry Cahill shows how canned goods from your pantry can add weight and make the exercises a little more difficult.  Jerry also reminds viewers that the exercises don't have to be done in a gym—they can be done at home—and to always focus on breathing.

This CF Wind Sprint is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Genentech to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

PREVIOUS
NEXT