Congratulations on starting your journey to be healthier. Obesity can take a negative toll on your life, making everyday actions difficult, and causing you to feel uncomfortable in your body.
If that’s the case, and you’ve decided you want to lose weight, then prepare for the journey into exercise. Most people have a hatred toward exercise, but it’s mostly because they haven’t found the best exercises for them. Every physical body is different so certain exercises may feel good to some while those same exercises may feel awful to others.
When it comes to being medically obese, there are a lot of exercises that may feel deeply uncomfortable and discouraging as you start off your weight loss journey.
And that’s okay! You don’t have to do those exercises if they don’t help you mentally.
But there is a list of great beginner exercises to slowly feel out what your body can handle at the weight you are currently at.
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Exercise bikes are a great way to start exercising. They require you to focus on a very specific part of your body, while the rest of your body does little to no movement.
Your hamstrings and calves are primarily at work. The exercise will help you lose weight in your calves and will also make them stronger. This will help you to slowly work towards standing for longer periods of time as your leg muscles gain back their strength on the bike.
Swimming is one of the best ways to exercise. Submerging your body in water makes it feel lighter, therefore you can get stronger and lose weight without feeling an uncomfortable strain on your legs.
Whether you decide to swim laps or do an aerobics routine, swimming will take the pressure off the