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Sunday, December 04, 2011

Okay so this is kinda embarrassing to have to ask, but I want to get something else to work out on but so far the things I have looked at only holds up to 250 to 260lbs.. and yea I m at 316lbs.. its coming off yes but would like to change it up alittle. Anyways I was wondering if anyone knows of something that would work??

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I have a stationary bike and use is alot but want something else to help out lol
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    Judy gave a lot of great suggestions!

    Jump roping is a wonderful workout. I'm actually kind of sad mine broke. You'd be surprised how many muscle groups it works!

    30 day shred video is good too. They have a lot of modified moves on there, but it's an intense workout as well.

    You don't necessarily need a whole lot of equipment as long as your moving! I know doing one thing all the time gets boring. Speaking from experience... I tend to ge bored EXTREMELY easy.

    Just a suggestion we have a sporting equipment store here in the Indianapolis area called Play it Again Sports. They sell a lot of used exercise equipment for relatively cheap. You could also try craigslist or ebay.

    I hope you find something! Keep up the hard work. You are doing fantastic with what you have!
    2541 days ago
    Sounds like a lot of good advice....I was going to suggest a treadmill too...I just got one as an early Christmas present. You have to shop around though....they can be expensive.

    Also, and I know this sounds funny....but a hula hoop! It is inexpensive and it is a workout. I can only do a couple of minutes at a time, and when I'm done I am exhausted. I saw they had larger sizes at Sports Authority.

    Good Luck and great question...
    2543 days ago
    Swimming and weights are definitely good suggestions and not too expensive either.

    The problem with cardio equipment that goes above 250lbs is the price. Why don't you see if you can find some equipment that gyms are trying to sell off, maybe on ebay. I wouldn't worry if you have to spend a little more (as long as you can afford it obviously) because whatever you buy will be much better quality and last you a lot longer too. You should be able to find manufacturers of gym exercise equipment on the gym websites or just ask and I will find out some brands used in the UK for you. Good luck

    2543 days ago
    yes there are different things to use.
    1. fitness ball emoticon go on ball dynamics or just google fitness ball read up on them first. You have to make sure you get the right one you measure your height or have one that you sit on where your thighs are level to the floor. Physical therapist have been using them for years, long before they became popular with gyms.
    2. how about a tread mill they are always in the ad section for practically nothing emoticon
    3. free weights 5 to 10 pounds for strength training emoticon
    4. dance to music
    5.tapes on workouts the library have them
    6.yoga tapes also emoticon
    7.jump rope emoticon even if you can do a few at a time
    8.swimming emoticon
    9.biking emoticon

    There are lots of different things to get involved with just do a few each day emoticon

    2543 days ago
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