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WILMA102 Posts: 1,472
1/6/13 7:42 A

I just joined a gym and i'm going to tryto get there at least three times a week I hope they will give me good advice on how to exercise with bad knees

Edited by: WILMA102 at: 1/6/2013 (07:43)
KMF2012 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/6/13 7:30 A

Hurting knees is my first sign of too much of load that I am carrying. I don't have access to a pool, I'm a little envious of that, but I find just walking, and walking some more - and I love Leslie Sansone's WATP DVD's - do the trick for me. Add some Fish Oil supplements and it's amazing what difference a few days can make. I wish you well! emoticon

LDAVENPOR4 SparkPoints: (29,233)
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1/5/13 11:27 P

I haven't done it yet, but I must try exercising in a pool. Keep up the good work and tips everyone!

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 22,917
1/5/13 7:27 P

Good for you, Sharon! Keep up the great work.

SP_COACH_NANCY SparkPoints: (0)
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1/5/13 7:25 P

AWESOME Job Sharon! That is how we adapt to making exercise a part of our life. GREAT JOB!

Coach Nancy

BERTA6978 SparkPoints: (43,739)
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1/5/13 7:07 P

Is there a way you can have access to the/a pool and walk or exercise by yourself on the off days?

SPUNKYSHARON SparkPoints: (681)
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1/5/13 6:58 P

thanks for the support/ i love it and here outside everyone is in the pool and i find as they talk to me they walk with me / if it is very crowded i sun in place and move my arms . so far it is going great but it is only three days now. we will keep the spark going emoticon

BERTA6978 SparkPoints: (43,739)
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1/5/13 6:46 P

I LOVE exercising in the pool too. The water will take a huge amount of stress off of your knees. There are many folks in my water aerobics class with bad knees.

SPUNKYSHARON SparkPoints: (681)
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1/5/13 6:28 P

I just arrivewd in Florida and starting spark/ well walking any distance hurts my knees/ but yes but i started walking in the pool. moving for one hour/ each day it has been great with no increased pain after. While in the pool no pain at all. love it !!

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