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  • Thirsty? Drinking Water after Weight Loss Surgery

    Thirsty? Drinking Water after Weight Loss Surgery

    Drinking water is something we all do and have done our whole lives, though some of us perhaps not as diligently as others. Our bodies need water for survival. We rely on water to function, but more often than not water is replaced with sugary counterparts that, while thirst-quenching, don't quite give the body what it needs in the same way as a big cup of fresh water.

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  • Make Warm-Ups Dynamic after Weight Loss Surgery

    Make Warm-Ups Dynamic after Weight Loss Surgery

    Most of us consider stretching an important part of warming up, but if you've been stretching the same way since high school, it might be time to change your approach. Most of us are taught to do what's called static stretching, which may actually reduce your physical capability and increase your risk of injury as you work out after weight loss surgery in Utah.

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  • Fitness without Joint Pain

    Fitness without Joint Pain

    Losing weight can reduce joint pain by taking pressure off the joints and reducing inflammation in the body, but exercise is an integral component of weight loss. Though this can seem like a catch-22 for those with joint pain who are trying to lose weight, there are some forms of exercise that can relieve joint pain and help you lose weight in the process.

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  • Clearing Clutter for Weight Loss

    Clearing Clutter for Weight Loss

    Spring is the season of cleaning. This is the time of year when most of us take out our dusters and dedicate weekends to home improvement tasks that waited all winter for our attention. But spring is also the season of rebirth, growth and renewal. There is no better time of the year to reevaluate your surroundings and take the steps necessary to help your attitude towards your weight loss program flourish.

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  • Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    *All meetings are by appointment only, please schedule accordingly

    Week 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant for wound check

    Month 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant and Dietitian

    Please bring your food diary to this appointment

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  • Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    Post-op Follow-up Timeline

    Week 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for wound check
    Month 1: Follow-up with Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner and Dietitian
    Please bring your food diary to this appointment
    Month 2: Meet with Exercise Trainer to set up exercise program
    Month 3: Follow-up with Nurse Practitioner for Weight Loss Evaluation
    Month 4: Follow-up with Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner and Dietitian
    Please bring your food diary to this appointment

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  • Keep Up Workout Intensity after Weight Loss Surgery

    Keep Up Workout Intensity after Weight Loss Surgery

    During your first visit to a weight loss surgeon in Salt Lake City, the idea of exercising regularly may have been fairly new. Many people do not make a habit of exercise before weight loss surgery, and this can make every step of your new routine a challenge. However, as you become fitter, you'll find that the same exercises don't feel quite as difficult what once left you sore and panting may now barely make you break a sweat.

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  • Get Out to Get Fit

    Get Out to Get Fit

    It might not be here quite yet, but spring is on the way. In no time at all the snow will be melting and the sun shining down just as powerfully as ever. Spring is a time of renewal, and after getting weight loss surgery in Salt Lake City there are plenty of reasons to embrace the spirit of the season and rededicate yourself to your weight loss goals. One way to do this is to plan on spending more time outdoors

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  • Walking With Weight Loss Surgery

    Walking With Weight Loss Surgery

    As long as you've got two feet, walking is as simple as putting one in front of the other, right? While this might be how it starts, walking is about much more than just getting from point A to point B. As most people who have had weight loss surgery in Salt Lake City can tell you, walking becomes more than just a basic movement when you are trying to lose weight it is also a valuable form of exercise.

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  • Nutrition Facts after Weight Loss Surgery

    Nutrition Facts after Weight Loss Surgery

    As you adjust to your post-bariatric lifestyle you will be equipped with nutrition information, recipes and cooking skills to help you stay healthy as you lose weight. Along with the ongoing support and guidance from your weight loss surgeon, making small behavioral changes in your day-to-day life can boost your weight loss efforts. One of these habits worth learning is reading nutrition labels.

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