Improving overall fitness can be very helpful for people with asthma. It can help you increase your lung capacity, build your stamina and make you feel more relaxed.
Although exercise can be a trigger for asthma, low-moderate intensity exercise like walking is less likely to be a trigger and can actually help your asthma.
Walking is an excellent way to start getting active. You can start off with easy walks and build up slowly as your fitness improves. Find out more about how we can help you get started and the many health benefits of walking.
To make sure you have an enjoyable walk you should take the following special precautions:
For more information on asthma and physical activity see the Asthma UK website.