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A 29-year-old female asked:

I need assistance with getting fit and losing weight. i have knee and back issues so need a way to start training without causing more damage?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Two things: Step one: see Your Physician for an evaluation of your back and joint issues. (S)he will recommend a physical therapist who will teach you how to train properly. Then step two join a gym or go to the YMCA and get fit. At your age, it shouldn't take long. If you still have weight issues then add a third step and get on a diet plan. Good luck.
Dr. Heleen Bierman
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Cycling: cycling on a bicycle that has been set for you by a professional is a safe form of exercise that should not damage your back or knee.

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