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What is the Best exercise?

I am looking to add exercise to kick start my weight loss efforts. My problem is I have major back issues and need ideas that aren't gonna hurt my back. Thanks

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Jillysmom

Asked by Jillysmom at 1:44 PM on Jan. 24, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • water aerobics are good, they don't put strain on your muscle & it really is a good workout!
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 1:54 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Thanks, I will look into the Y.
    Jillysmom

    Comment by Jillysmom (original poster) at 1:56 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Yoga. Specifically, Bikram.
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 2:06 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Never heard of it. Will have to look into it.
    Jillysmom

    Comment by Jillysmom (original poster) at 2:11 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Yoga's great, as is swimming and low impact aerobics....look into ellipticals as well as they're low impact and easy on the back, but give a great cardio workout.
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 2:56 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • water aerobics
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 4:30 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • walking and eating healthy
    asil

    Answer by asil at 7:07 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • being a busy mom that volunteers at her kids' schools I have found that working a workout routine into my daily routine helps...such as; I have stairs in my home so while taking things upstairs that belong there I make more trips than what it would normally take and I run and not walk up and down the stairs, dance while doing routine house cleaning, squats when I go from room to room and taking a daily walk not only to relax and wind down in the evenings but to get in more exercise
    MamaCortney

    Answer by MamaCortney at 9:52 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Walking
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 10:29 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • I would ask your Dr. what they reccomend.
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 1:37 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

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