Archive for Exercise

Poor Oxygen Uptake May Be at the Core of the Exercise Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Taking the Next, er, Step First you document the problem, then you try to figure out what's causing it.  At least three research groups have decided it's time to move past documenting a messed up  energy production system in ME/CFS and to begin figuring what's causing it. Over the next couple Read more [...]

‘A Foreign and Illogical Result': Dr. Betsy Keller on Exercise Testing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Is the Two Day Exercise Test Ready for the Big Time? The results I described above are quite foreign and illogical to those who are accustomed to predictable physiological responses to physical activity stress- so skeptics abound, particularly when they know nothing about ME/CFS. Dr. Betsy Keller Study Read more [...]

Heart Rate Monitor Based Exercise Program Improves Heart Functioning in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

A Case Report Do exercise programs developed using the results of exercise tests results really work in chronic fatigue syndrome? The folks at the Workwell Foundation use exercise tests to determine the heart rate at which your body begins to rely heavily on anaerobic energy production  - and spew Read more [...]

Busted! Exercise Study Finds Energy Production System is Broken in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Car Wreck on ME/CFS Patients 'Oxygen Highway'... Clean vs Dirty Energy Production Keep your eyes on the oxygen molecule. Your body thrives on it. It's at the heart of your aerobic energy production system. When it's working correctly you're filled with clean, abundant energy. When its not you're Read more [...]