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Posted by on May. 4, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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I had the gastric bypass in December. I am looking for any exercises that will help me get toned, does anyone know of any?
by on May. 4, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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kbix82
by on May. 5, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Do you have any physical limits on?
averysmommom
by on May. 5, 2013 at 7:25 AM

Any of the beach body workouts. I LOVE Shaun T. I started insanity. I love it

muzzyh
by Bronze Member on May. 5, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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Weights and cardio! Jillian Michaels 30 day shred whipped me into shape quickly.
darbyakeep45
by Darby on May. 5, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Good advice.  Welcome to the group!

Quoting muzzyh:

Weights and cardio! Jillian Michaels 30 day shred whipped me into shape quickly.


staceyp6180
by on May. 5, 2013 at 11:19 AM
No none

Quoting kbix82:

Do you have any physical limits on?
staceyp6180
by on May. 5, 2013 at 11:21 AM
I am willing to try anything. I know it will be a long round to get the "perfect" body but it will definitely be worth it.
childofGod995
by Member on May. 5, 2013 at 5:09 PM
  • Discuss all exercises, from the first day of stretching onward, with your doctor. You will want to exercise as soon as possible, but don't rush into against your doctor's advice.

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    Acknowledge that lack of exercise may have contributed to your weight problem.

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    Commit to making a daily exercise program part of your lifestyle after gastric bypass surgery.

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    Start slowly. With your doctor's consent, try a few light stretches in bed the morning after your surgery.

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    Begin to exercise as soon as possible. Barring complications, you should be up and taking a few steps the day after your surgery.

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    Walk, walk, walk during the initial recovery period. Walk several times a day, even if you can only last for two or three minutes. Until your doctor gives the OK, walk on flat even surfaces, not grades.

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    Avoid abdominal exercises until they have been approved by your doctor--usually at least four to six weeks after surgery.

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    Burn fat, not muscle. Your body will be getting fewer calories after your surgery. To replace the lost energy, a sedentary body may burn muscle rather than fat. Exercise will burn fat.

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    Create a multi-front plan that keeps you interested and provides comprehensive exercise, including cardiovascular, aerobic, flexibility and endurance portions.

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    Lift weights after your doctor has informed you that your wounds are sufficiently healed. Gastric bypass patients are at greater risk for osteoporosis. Weight bearing exercise is a great way to battle bone loss.

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    Enroll in a water aerobics class after your doctor has released you to be in water. Swimming really works the abdominal muscles, so delay actually doing that until you have received the go ahead from your physician.



  • Read more: How to Create an Exercise Program After Gastric Bypass Surgery | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_2052201_create-exercise-program-after-gastric.html#ixzz2SSG8vmLX

    wahmx3
    by Shelley on May. 6, 2013 at 11:47 AM

    Start by eating right....count calories, drink lots of water, no processed/boxed food....if you haven't really exercised before, Insanity is too advanced to start with. I love Jillian Michaels....get some hand weights and be prepared to work hard but only takes about 25 minutes a day. It will definitely help tone, add some extra cardio as well.

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