The Lap Band will not interfere with your physical activity in any way! If you were physically active before, you will be able to continue to be so. In fact, you will find it much easier to participate in exercise due to your smaller size and increased energy level.
We have a patient education coordinator on staff who specializes in band-friendly exercises. She is very knowledgeable about what exercises benefit a banded patient and can give you many tips to improve your physical activity.You can find our patient education coordinator’s exercising plans and much more on our online patient forum. The patient forum is your own private library to many exercise routines, such as the popular Walk Talk series.View our section on […]
Yes, we recommend “Curves” Exercise program for women. Curves provides you with a complete cardio and strength training workout in just 30 minutes. With a system that can burn up to 500 calories and work every major muscle group, you get an efficient and effective workout every visit. It’s no wonder over 4 million women have chosen Curves to meet their health goals.
Being physically active is a key element in living a longer, healthier, happier life. It can help relieve stress and provide an overall feeling of well-being. Physical activity can also help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lower your risk for chronic disease. The benefits of physical activity may include:
- Improved self-esteem and feelings of well-being;
- Increased fitness level;