Save Money| Skip the Gym MembershipPosted on June 5, 2017
After the holidays it is common knowledge that the gym is likely to be packed with people who have promised to work out. The running joke is that they should be all gone by February. According to recent ABC news story you can lose weight, get healthy, and skip the expensive the gym altogether. According to Consumer Reports you can get in shape and keep your wallet fat. All you need are a few inexpensive props and a good fitness routine to get started, said Gayle Williams with Consumer Reports. A stability ball is one of the suggestions for building core strength and improving balance. It can also be used to tone your glutes as well as your legs. A stability ball cost about $30. Jumping rope about 15 min. a day is an instant cardio workout. Using the jump rope with nonslip foam handles works best. This will cost about six dollars. Hula hooping is a great cardio exercise and also great for your core. A hula hoop will cost not more than six dollars. Elastic bands or tubes are also great for inexpensive exercise at home. They were great for resistance training and help to strengthen and tone muscles. Their estimated cost is a little over eight dollars. The news story also suggest and exercise mat with extra cushioning which helps to make push-ups and other floor exercises more comfortable. Mats should go for about $20. Free weights are also useful and could cost between $10 and $60. Ultimately it is suggested that you work up to having two pair a lighter pair to work your arms and shoulders, and have your one for your back and chest. The suggested exercise routine should consist of 30 min. of aerobic exercise five times a week and strength training 2 to 3 days a week. Patients who are considering breast augmentation should share their exercise habits with Dr. Kim prior to surgery. Dr. Kim will make specific recommendations for patients concerning their post surgical exercise activities. It is important to use common sense when resuming exercise activities following breast augmentation. Patients who have had breast augmentation combined with breast lift need not only to be concerned with the possibility of dislodging the implant but also with protecting the incisions during early healing period. Dr. Kim will advise patients when it is safe to return to their normal exercise routine. Patients who are considering breast augmentation are encouraged to contact Dr. Kims office and schedule a consultation.