You may be thinking, "How can I
exercise when I'm so tired I can barely get through the day?" You
can do it, as long as you start out very slowly and are
careful not to overexert yourself. Most important, it will make you feel
Studies show that light aerobic exercise, such as walking,
helps people who have
chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) feel more energetic and
less tired.1 Maybe you have avoided exercise because
you're afraid it will make you feel worse. But the opposite is true. Total rest
leaves your body in worse shape. It can also hurt your self-image by making you
feel as if you can't do anything for yourself.
What is graded exercise?
Why do I need a graded exercise program?
How can I start an exercise program?
Where to go from here
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