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Is it safe to exercise. 6 weeks post op. 600 to 700 calories per day. Mostly Protein. Can our bodies take exercise with the low calories we are having. I don't want to break muscle. Any advice xx

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YES! Get moving! My doc said 10,000 steps a day to start. I was doing that by day 7 post op. Start walking, walking, walking. You can't do any weights yet, but you can do leg exercises, arm exercises, and climb stairs.

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I could do pretty much everything except weights at that point (I think I had to wait eight weeks before doing weights)

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Dr V discusses walking and movement vs exercise for the first 6 months.

Walking yes, training ex HIIT classes etc, no.

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Move yes work out as much as you can - Trust me i did it and it really shred the weight

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36 minutes ago, AZhiker said:

YES! Get moving! My doc said 10,000 steps a day to start. I was doing that by day 7 post op. Start walking, walking, walking. You can't do any weights yet, but you can do leg exercises, arm exercises, and climb stairs.

Omg I did not know that. I haven't done anything yet. Well actually I did buy some exercise clothing lol and tried it on. I will start today xx

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Just walk around the block or go to a mall if it is cold and walk the mall for a few hours! NO STOPPING at the food court -

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I do spin and weights ... To make sure you do not burn muscle just make sure you have a Protein Drink after working out.

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