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Leg Extension Surgery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leg Extension Surgery.

4 Fun Butt Exercises

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an ea

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an easy process but for me it has been worth it. I have had some early success with my weight loss. I feel better than I have in a long time....  Read more

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3
Updated 11/24/2015 1:42:26 AM

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3 months ago. Will see how much this helps. Have to go back to doctor on Dec. 4th. Had lost 44.5 pounds last Friday. So it will 2 weeks to the day. Would love to hit the 50 pound mark before Christmas!...  Read more

I am having the Gastric Sleeve surgery on 12/14, I
Updated 11/26/2015 10:26:32 AM

I am having the Gastric Sleeve surgery on 12/14, I would love to find friends that are having or have had the procedure....  Read more

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but
Updated 11/23/2015 5:31:43 PM

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but feel oddly good about it. Weigh in day tomorrow....  Read more

Best exercises for back problems/surgery
Updated 11/24/2015 10:56:52 PM

I have had 2 back surgeries so getting on the floor and doing traditional crunches /situps are out of the question. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated....  Read more

work out while you work

I do leg extensions, wall push ups, calf raises, standing hip abductions, downward dog, etc while at work....  Read more

Don't Just Sit

While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o...  Read more

Fitness Defined: Open and Closed Chain Exercises

Most of you probably havenít heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. Itís important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa...  Read more