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I’m 3 weeks post-op from my gastric sleeve. I’m curious if anyone has any good recommendations for a pre workout or if anyone has an tips about getting back into working out.

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3 weeks you might want to start slow don't push yourself too much. I know I'm not meant to lift anything over like 10lbs until 4 weeks so I'm taking it very easily right now 2 days from 2 weeks post op :)

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Wall pushups, walking, walking, walking. Light weights (like 2-3 pounds) for upper body routine. It's about reps, not how heavy the weights are. Might be too early for a leg routine, as abs come into play with squats and lunges. There are a lot of good arm and leg routines online. Start with a few and gradually add others.

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Way to early you are not healed yet - I bought a Elliptical Machine and it shreds weight off me - But i was advised to wait 2 months before any workout - This came right from my doctor, I would just walk alot for the first two months.

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3 hours ago, AJ Tylo said:

Way to early you are not healed yet - I bought a Elliptical Machine and it shreds weight off me - But i was advised to wait 2 months before any workout - This came right from my doctor, I would just walk alot for the first two months.

My doc insisted on walking right away - 10,000 steps a day, which I was doing 1 week post op.

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Mostly walking 8days post op most definitely no heavy working out 🏋️‍♀️ this doin just light work outs but long as it works for u just be safe and don’t over do it u got this 💪🏾

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On 11/9/2019 at 7:20 AM, AZhiker said:

Wall pushups, walking, walking, walking. Light weights (like 2-3 pounds) for upper body routine. It's about reps, not how heavy the weights are. Might be too early for a leg routine, as abs come into play with squats and lunges. There are a lot of good arm and leg routines online. Start with a few and gradually add others.

Actually its not all about reps. Low reps and high weight still breaks the muscles down and gives them the need to rebuilt just as much as low weight high reps. I did a program before surgery that was 1x a week, low reps high weight and I increased all of my maxes by quite a bit in a short time frame.

That said - anything is better than nothing!

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