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I go in on 8/2/19 and have been hitting the gym 3 times a week.. My question is should I let me body rest 1 week or 2 days before the surgery.. I think ima post this in post op forum also 11 days to go can't believe it

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I have also been hitting the gym hard, the past 6 weeks. My surgery is on July 31. My last session will be the 26th.

My personal trainer said, because of the low calorie pre-surgical diet we are going to change things the last week. I will find out what that is today. She does a lot of isometrics with me, so I think we are going to focus on flexibility, strength and balance and not fat burning. We'll see!

I am just going to walk and do some light exercise on my three day clear liquid diet, just prior to the surgery.

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I don't think you have to slack off just because you'll be having surgery. But . . . that being said . . . you might feel differently or have less energy on your pre-op diet, so play it by ear.

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I just returned from the gym. My personal trainer could tell I am not a deficit calorie diet after about 20 minutes. I lost steam. Usually we are increasing weights, but she did not today. She asked if I could have a small amount of carbs before workout. I am thinking I might have my veggies and Protein for Breakfast, and have the shakes for lunch and dinner. The veggies are carbs.

I started on June 24 and it is July 22 today. lost 6.5 pounds and 14" (6 points of measurement). I feel so strong. I am going to miss the gym after the surgery.

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I started my journey/process 5 months ago and slowly started hitting the gym about 3 times a week. after a month of not much to show for I started going more (4-5 days). Now, I'm addicted. I haven't missed a day in 2 weeks and have been working out twice a day for most of those days. I have good days at the gym and bad. If it's a good day, you better believe I'm going to push myself to the limit, and on the rough days, I just do what I know I can handle. My thought is at least I showed up! my starting weight was 371 and I'm down to 310 as of yesterday. Still waiting on that surgery date, but I know it will be coming in the next two weeks, and I'll be in the gym every day until I have surgery. I feel like it's my chance to get my body strong and ready to be operated on. Maybe I'm wrong, but I feel like if I'm in the best shape I can be pre-operatively, I will recover much faster and get right back in gym quicker.

Congratulations, and good luck with your procedure!

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