POST-OPERATION BEGINNER EXERCISE OPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Katherine Caddell (Element Fitness) – March 2017
Getting started exercising is the hardest part, but once you begin, your body will love you for it!
- Resistance Bands – Color matters (Check package to make sure they comply)
Yellow 4-6 lbs Green 8-10 lbs Red 12-14 lbs Blue 16-18 lbs
- Ankle weights -Allows you to change the weight from 1-5 lbs based on ability level
- Dumbbells -Light works well to begin with, and as strength builds, you can increase
*10 and 3 are beginners’ magic numbers – 10 repetitions of each exercise with 3 sets.
Exercises with chair – Sit on the edge of your seat with great posture to engage your core
For any questions or guidance, feel free to contact me at KCaddell@ElementFitnessKC.com or by calling Element Fitness at 913-268-3633.