After Stroke Fitness Challenge — 2-7-8 Breathing

After Stroke Fitness Challenge --2-7-8 Breathing

2-7-8 Breathing

This exercise focuses on breathing

Do a:

2-second inhale

7-second hold

8-second exhale

Helpful tip: This exercise helps force out the air buildup in your lungs, which helps increase how much is in your blood and strengthens the diaphragm.

**Before starting an exercise/fitness program, consult with your physician.

Other exercises suitable for stroke survivors can be found on here on our blog or on our YouTube page,