Category Archives: Exercise Tips

How to Maintain or Lose Weight During the Holidays

December 17, 2019

It can be very tough to keep your weight in check during the holidays. There’s just so much going on. Whether it’s the stress of hosting a gathering, or the food and drink temptations at every turn, it takes a … Continue reading

Exercises to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

October 1, 2019

The postoperative bariatric exercise plan generally falls into two parts. First, is the short-term plan starting immediately after surgery and continuing for several months until you have lost a significant amount of weight and healed appropriately. The second is the … Continue reading

Head Vs. Body – Are You Really Hungry?

July 15, 2019

Originally published on July 1, 2011 and updated on Jun 23, 2019 So, you think you are hungry – but are you really? Is your body hungry, or is it head hunger? Head hunger can be caused by many different … Continue reading

Why Do You Gain Weight When Staring a New Exercise Program?

February 8, 2018

Exercise represents a huge part of any weight loss program – Bariatric surgery or not. However, one of the most frustrating parts of exercise is that most of us do not lose any weight in the first several months – … Continue reading

Do I Diet or Exercise?

January 20, 2018

New Year’s resolutions will likely be in the forefront of your mind over the next few months. And while we often don’t follow through with every resolution, starting afresh at the beginning of the year is a great way to … Continue reading

Summer Exercise Tips

June 21, 2017

Summer is here, and that means thoughts of lazy beach days, dips in the pool, and a little less clothing. It can also mean that we are tempted to push our exercise routine into high gear. But as your bariatric … Continue reading

Standing While Working…What Really Works?

June 10, 2017

There is no lack of advice on all the ways that you can lose weight by modifying the way you work. Unfortunately, many of these tips and tricks, such as sitting on an exercise ball instead of an office chair, … Continue reading

How Our Pets Can Help Us Lose Weight

May 7, 2014

We know that losing weight with a friend or family member can be more effective than dieting and exercising by ourselves. Oftentimes, however, we overlook the great benefits that our pets, especially dogs, can offer in our weight loss. Just … Continue reading

How Walking Can Change Your Life

June 29, 2012

Walking is a staple for post-bariatric surgery patients. Very shortly after the bariatric procedure, patients will be asked to walk around the hospital or surgical center in order to help with recovery. Walking increases circulation and blood flow throughout the … Continue reading

Motivation to Exercise after Weight Loss Surgery

July 27, 2011

Some simple tips to get you going It is important to be active after weight loss surgery. In order to help lose weight and keep it off, exercise will need to become a part of everyday life. One of the … Continue reading

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