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How long should you work out every day after tummy tuck?

How long should you work out every day after tummy tuck?

Gradual return best: Exercise is typically started gradually after the first couple of weeks (for abdominal exercises). Walking, exercycle, and upper extremity lifting can begin in a bout 7-10 days. Best to gradually exert and not overdo. Tummy tuck will make most patients tire quickly, so not over-pushing exercise is usually recommended. Follow the instructions of your physician. ...Read more

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Tummy Tuck (Definition)

A tummy tuck involves enhancing the appearance of the abdomen. In order to provide the best results there is skin resection, liposuction and muscle tightening ...Read more


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How long after a tummy tuck should you wait before having sex?

How long after a tummy tuck should you wait before having sex?

6 weeks: In general, most surgeons advise patients to wait 6 weeks after any major surgery before vigorous activity, including sex. Scars get about 80 % of their final strength at that time and are less likely to open up. ...Read more

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When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty? .

When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty?

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I : I would recommend you plan on at least 2 weeks depending on what you do for work and how extensive your surgery will be. This will be best decided on after a discussion with the plastic surgeon who you decried to take care of you. Dr. Edwards. ...Read more

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When will i be able to exercise after a mini tummy tuck? I can’t imagine going long without working out. How long after my mini tummy tuck do I have to wait before going back to the gym? .

When will i be able to exercise after a mini tummy tuck? I can’t imagine going long without working out. How long after my mini tummy tuck do I have to wait before going back to the gym?

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Depends: The timing of exercise after surgery depends on the actual procedure performed and the postoperative period. Generally speaking light exercise after 3-4 weeks, any strenous activity should not be for 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will it be before i can return to my normal exercise routine after a butt lift? I like to stay pretty active; i normally run several miles a week and do yoga every day. For how long will i need to avoid exercise following my butt lift procedure?

How long will it be before i can return to my normal exercise routine after a butt lift? I like to stay pretty active; i normally run several miles a week and do yoga every day. For how long will i need to avoid exercise following my butt lift procedure?

Exercising After BBL: In general, it is best not to sit on your buttocks in any way for 14 days and, during the 3rd week, do a minimum amount of sitting on a Roho cushion. Your plastic surgeon will let you know when you can return to your exercise routine and how to successfully do that without compromising your health or your results (based on your specific surgery and case). ...Read more

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How much time should I take off after rhinoplasty before i can look decent enough to work again?

How much time should I take off after rhinoplasty before i can look decent enough to work again?

7 days to 10 days: Depends on what type of rhinoplasty is being performed. If nasal osteotomies are performed the nasal cast(splint) is in place for 7-10 days bruising is more significant with osteotomies. If only tip rhinoplasty is performed then typically 5-7 days would be required. Keep in mind there will still be swelling that will present but you still will be able to return to work. ...Read more

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I weigh 245. If i work out 4 times a week at the gym for an hour each time and take long walks on 2 other days how long will it take to lose 100 lbs?

I weigh 245. If i work out 4 times a week at the gym for an hour each time and take long walks on 2 other days how long will it take to lose 100 lbs?

Depends: This is entirely a function of calories-in, calories-out. If you increase your eating, you'll gain. It's impossible for most people to control eating very well. Only a major lifestyle change or bariatric surgery will result in permanent weight loss. My hope is you'll find friends who have aerobic-fitness-focused lifestyles who can guide you; it helps restore healthy appetite control. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after you wake up should you eat breakfast, and how long do breakfast benefits last?

How long after you wake up should you eat breakfast, and how long do breakfast benefits last?

Depends: So many factors including last meal, your health/habits, what you will eat and what you are doing for the day. If you are active person, you probably want to eat sooner like within 30 minutes to one hour. If you are not or at later the night before maybe 2 hours is okay. No right or wrong, listen to body. Typically also want complex carbs/protein and not just simple sugars that leave you tired. ...Read more

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Sex and pregnancy how long after c-section can a woman have sex?...Also how long after should she start doing house work again?

Sex and pregnancy how long after c-section can a woman have sex?...Also how long after should she start doing house work again?

Most : Most doctors say to wait 6 weeks, however i tell patients that they can resume sex when they feel comfortable (i.e. No pain in stomach, scar healed). Some patients feel fine to have sex 2 weeks later. Everyone's recovery time is different. Light housework 2 weeks after a c-sec. Should be fine, and customary housework at 6 weeks. Again i will state that you should go at your own pace, resume activities when you are comfortable. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How much time should you wait after eating before working out?

How much time should you wait after eating before working out?

I would rec about-: -@ least an hour 2 about 1-1/2 hrs,and not a large meal but one with some protein as well as honey that will give your body quick access to energy. Many times it's trial & error to arrive @ what's best for. ...Read more

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Idealy for how much period of time we should not eat before going gym and after workout.

Idealy for how much period of time we should not eat before going gym and after workout.

30 minutes or more: Although this is very individualized, some people experience gastrointestinal distress when eating 30 minute prior to exercise. Especially with high protein or high fat meals for various reasons. There is some evidence that ingesting protein in the first thirty minutes immediately after exercise improves muscle growth. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising after chin liposuction? I lift weights and run on alternate days. How long do I need to wait after chin liposuction before i can go back to this routine? .

When can I start exercising after chin liposuction? I lift weights and run on alternate days. How long do I need to wait after chin liposuction before i can go back to this routine?

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4 weeks: Check with your surgeon. Most people will return to light activity and work within a couple of days. Four to six weeks before resuming normal exercise routines and rigorous activities. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after a breast reduciton before going to the gym again?

How long should I wait after a breast reduciton before going to the gym again?

Ask your surgeon: You need to ask your breast reduction surgeon this question as he/she will know the type of procedure done and when is the best time to "stress" the repair with exercise. ...Read more

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How much time do you normally take off work after a monarch urethra suspension procedure?

How much time do you normally take off work after a monarch urethra suspension procedure?

Monarch procedure: It all depends on type of work, whether sedentary or requiring heavy lifting. Discuss it with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get toned arms and abs if I work out every other day?

How long does it take to get toned arms and abs if I work out every other day?

8 weeks: You should generally see noticable changes at approximately the eight week mark. The arms may show changes sooner than the abs particularly if you are carrying some fat around your middle. This does not mean that the abs are not getting toned but they may not show as well until the fat is burned off. ...Read more

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How long after a back injury should you wait before working out?

How long after a back injury should you wait before working out?

Depends on the : Injury type: muscular, disc or fracture. Assuming not a fracture, usually fairly quickly within several days but guided by your pain and starting more with flexibility and core workouts as well as cardiovascular but avoiding positions or activities placing your back at risk : flexion with twisting and heavy resistance exercises like free weights until pain free in general. ...Read more

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How long must I take vicodin after getting a vaginoplasty?

How long must I take vicodin after getting a vaginoplasty?

Vaginoplasty: The correct answer is as long as instructed by your doctor and also as long as you have the acute pain related to the surgery. This should not be more than 2-3 weeks. ...Read more