Muscular Distrphy

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Muscular Distrphy

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I prob. spelt it wrong but anyways does anyone know good exercises for someone with Muscular distrophy ? i fnd it hard to be able to do many things like pushups and sitsups cause the disability effects my muscle usage .
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I have heard that swimming can be really great for people with Muscular Dystrophy - do you have access to a pool, or any experience with swimming in the past?

Here are some quick tips for making a plan:http://www.ehow.com/how_2315927_exercis ... rophy.html
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Athene wrote:I have heard that swimming can be really great for people with Muscular Dystrophy - do you have access to a pool, or any experience with swimming in the past?

Here are some quick tips for making a plan:http://www.ehow.com/how_2315927_exercis ... rophy.html
i used to when i was young but i find it really hard to do now
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Well, the link suggests as much walking as you can, and to use light weights and do a lot of repetitions. Is that an option?
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Have you ever consulted a Physiotherapist?
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