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4/20/14 4:18 P

thanks Jen, all good suggestions that i will happily follow up on. i am currently in physical and occupational therapy but like working all the rest of the days - i do bring some of their exercises home and do them so that i am always improving to move on up. once again, thanks so much for your feedback i appreciate it!

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,455
4/20/14 1:56 P


You might want to check out SparkPeople's Limited Mobility Lifestyle Center, since all of the exercises here can be done from a seated position:

Would swimming also be an option for you?

Are you currently doing any strength training? I would recommend asking your doctor for a referral to see a physical therapist who can create a program to help you regain strength on your left side and address your balance issues.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
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4/20/14 9:24 A

Hello. I am a stroke survivor with left side weakness and balance issues. I currently do cardio through walking and stationary bike(primary). I would like some variety so as not to get bored and add some variety to my exercise routine. T emoticon hanks for any suggestions!!

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