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In 1999 Professor Paul Cheney, one of the pioneers of CFS research, went on record as stating: “The most important thing about exercise is ****not to have [patients with CFS] do aerobic exercise*****. I believe that even progressive aerobic exercise is counter-productive.
If you have a defect in mitochondrial function and you push the mitochondria by exercise, you kill the DNA” (Lecture given in Orlando, Florida at the International Congress of Bioenergetic Medicine, 5th-7th February 1999).
See also: Professor Art Ayers: Why exercise is bad for ME/CFS