Exercise Routine for Crohn’s Disease Patients

In this video from Joaquim Lima shared in July 2015, fitness expert Jack Lima talks us through some simple exercises to help Crohn’s patients.

Read our five tips to help you to self-manage your inflammatory bowel disease while at college. 

A self-proclaimed “Crohn’s Survivor,” Jack Lima is a fitness model and competitive athlete who has been living with Crohn’s disease. He attributes his Crohn’s remission to eating well and exercising. In this video, Jack shares six strength-building exercises that can be tailored specifically for patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, and describes what each exercise does.

Find out more about the role of diet in inflammatory bowel diseases here. 

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