Are 5 Pound Ankle Weights/dumbells ***NOT*** Targeting the Abs Okay After 3 Weeks, and Before the 6 Weeks?
- Asked by TrinaK356 in Corvallis, Oregon
- 8 months ago
I fully understand that I am not suppose to do any "strenuous" exercise until I am 6 weeks post-op, per my doctor. I am now 3 weeks post op and am dying to do some exercises. Can I not at the very least use 5 lb. dumbbells for my biceps and triceps (making sure it does not put a strain on my abs, of course), and 5 lb. ankle weights for my inner and outer thighs; laying down, lifting my legs (again, w/o ab strain) with the 5 lb. weight restriction? 5 lbs, 15 reps & 3 sets. Doesn't seem strenuous.
Are 5 Pound Ankle Weights/dumbells ***NOT*** Targeting the Abs Okay After 3 Weeks,
This question, if not specifically answered in your written instructions, should be addressed to your surgeon, who knows what was done, and who has followed your recovery.
All the best.
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