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Florida Fitness: Weight Loss Workouts in the Sunshine State

If you’ve had bariatric surgery in Jacksonville, you have a distinct advantage over your peers up north: the beautiful Florida weather. With water everywhere and a climate that makes outdoor exercise possible year round, Jacksonville has many workout opportunities that our landlocked northern neighbors lack, so take advantage of them!
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Workout & Get Smart after weight loss surgery

Though reading a book or clacking away on your keyboard all day at the office will be mentally exhausting, activities like these are sedentary—they won’t help you burn calories in the way a jog around the block would. After getting your Lap Band, you’ll need to engage in physical activities that are going to enhance[...]
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Getting Comfortable with your Workout

Going to the gym can be daunting—especially if you aren’t used to the atmosphere. Gyms are oversized warehouses filled with exercise equipment. They are usually loaded with things like treadmills, hand weights and workout machines, and if you aren’t used to these things the entire experience can be pretty overwhelming.
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Get a Group Workout after Weightloss Surgery

In the first scenario, you arrive at the gym alone, ready to diligently complete your scheduled 30-minute workout. You pop in your headphones and hop on the treadmill, sweating through your session in solitude. After 20 minutes, it’s time to lift free weights for 10 minutes, and then you’re headed home. You’ve made it through[...]
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Running in Circles with your Lap Band

Running is hard on the joints. It makes your knees hurt; it makes your ankles hurt—it can even make your hips hurt. Here in Jacksonville, running outside comes with its own batch of complications. The hot sun makes it hard to run for very long outside during the day, and the mosquitoes will plague the[...]
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Making Time for Weight Loss Workouts

When we fail to stick with our workout plans, time is often the culprit. We each have only so many minutes in the day and juggling your normal responsibilities with the new demands of your Lap Band can be a challenge. Work, kids, chores—these things won’t go away after Lap Band surgery in Jacksonville, but[...]
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Making Space for Weight Loss

There is an old saying that your home is an extension of you. If this is true, then your home is likely in need of some changes once you introduce your Lap Band. Living in Jacksonville and North Florida doesn’t come without its stressors, but your home can be your own sanctuary away from the[...]
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Get Started With Yoga for Weight Loss

A lot of people share a vision of yoga that includes petite, hyper-flexible women in tight pants doing stretches that leave them looking more like pretzels than people. To others, the thought of yoga conjures up images of hippies doing meditational poses in the mountains. There is much more to yoga than these stereotyped perceptions.[...]
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