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    Gastric Sleeve Member Christie13's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by sraebaer View Post
    I ended up hurting myself at Body Pump. I slightly strained my rotator cuff getting out of my car onto ice before Christmas. But now I think Body Pump totally tore it. I see the doctor for the 2nd time today. Total pain. I think the problem with these classes is they don't really give you any instruction and the teachers are typically 20-somethings. I have heard since my injury that heavy weights over your head are a bad idea. I really need a personal trainer!
    When my husband injured his muscle he went to do arriosti and he said it was amazing. It was referred to him by his PCP and he was better after just a few sessions. He highly recommends it. Let me know how things go. Being injured is no fun.



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    Great article Christie! I want to start at the gym this week and I had a question between split training and full body workout. Now I know, for a beginner, I should start by doing full body workout. There isnít a personal trainer at the gym so I will have to find someone to help me develop a good plan.



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    Default Re: Advice from Weight Trainers

    Quote Originally Posted by sraebaer View Post
    I ended up hurting myself at Body Pump. I slightly strained my rotator cuff getting out of my car onto ice before Christmas. But now I think Body Pump totally tore it. I see the doctor for the 2nd time today. Total pain. I think the problem with these classes is they don't really give you any instruction and the teachers are typically 20-somethings. I have heard since my injury that heavy weights over your head are a bad idea. I really need a personal trainer!
    I imagine this has healed but wanted to mention that I started doing two Silver Sneakers classes to vary from the Zumba I do four days a week... I find them very good as the teachers are trained to explain every muscle group and reason, you can work at your own pace, there is some gentle cardio etc. Yes it is aimed at the silver haired, lol, but at least her in Redwood City there are some badass women and guys doing it!


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    My arm still hurts since before Christmas. Been to the doctor twice ($80 co pay each time) who said it will get better. Over 6 months and not better. Losing my faith in the medical system.


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    Gastric Sleeve Member meggieprice's Avatar
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    Oh no! More and more I realize what an art diagnosis is. Have they said what it is?
    That's a high co-pay! I whine about my medicare co-pays being higher than our work insurance has- I switched to saver my boss a ton of money. My hospitalization this week was 285 a day - works would have been 100 a day- what do you pay for hospital stays? I fear the answer!
    Ot is wonderful you are so active in spite of the pain.


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    I think my hospital co-pay is $150 a day. 3 years until Medicare, now it's cobra so quite pricy.


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    150 is great! I had five days in last week and at 285- ouch! I am in CA so perhaps my medicare is higher- who knows ...


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    Default Re: Advice from Weight Trainers

    Quote Originally Posted by sraebaer View Post
    My arm still hurts since before Christmas. Been to the doctor twice ($80 co pay each time) who said it will get better. Over 6 months and not better. Losing my faith in the medical system.
    Same here, I could have punched the rheumatologist I saw in February, such an incompetent disgrace!!

    I noticed that besides my PPI making me sick, each time my stomach is getting worth, I stop taking my omegas 3 (does increase my reflux) but then my arthritis gets worth in just a few days.

    If you don't take omegas yet, you could try that, it does help for real, that and turmeric, not sure which one works better I usually take both when my pain comes back, but it's a little hard for the stomach, better to take it before a meal.


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    I've heard people have to eat 6 times per day but I don't trust it. I think you should eat as many times a day as you want.


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    have anyone on here bought some weights fgor home use? I am thinking of getting some, as the gyms round here are shut, also thinking of getting a under desk treadmill https://www.sports-supplements-compa...-treadmill-uk/ I am not sure if I should put the money into both. I am more likely to walk at the desk as I have a standing desk and work from home. I am thinking walk, jog in the day and do some weights in front of the tv for 40 minutes or so in the evening.


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    Default Re: Advice from Weight Trainers

    Iím an avid runner, 7+ miles, 4 x a week. That being said, we need to do weight training as well. I do an at home kettle bell work out and love it! Very simple. I use 12, 15, 20 and 30 pound kettle bells. Found great workout suggestions and routines on line. Everything delivered by Amazon. Iíve always been a gym member, but since COVID, have not renewed. Wonít go back either. (I will say that I enjoy the alone time of running and my solo weight training, itís ďmy time.Ē Not for everyone. Look into ďthe bellsĒ people. Great workout!



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    I am new here, but I will try these exercises from this day and tomorrow I will have 1 day of exercises.

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