Working out after breast augmentation?

previous topic · next topic
jlvalent

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 05 Sep 2012, 13:28
Hello. I had a question for the ladies of FS that have had breast augmentation. I am scheduled to have it done on September 21st, and I have been pretty neurotic about working out 5-6 times a week for almost a year now. I'm getting a little nervous about having to take some time off after surgery, and I was wondering how soon after surgery you were able to start being active again? How long after surgery were you able to run again? I'd like to start training for a half marathon sometime in November, but I don't want to push it. Thanks in advance!
CorsetLady

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 34

      quote  
Posted: 05 Sep 2012, 20:01
I was back walking after a few days, jogging about 2-3 weeks later, and boxing after 6 weeks. Had to wait longer before doing push-ups and such. Wear the band your doctor will give you to hold them down when you run, and buy a very supportive sports bra. I like LuLuLemon Ta-Ta Tamer and The Bust Stops Here bras. Good luck with the surgery and the marathon!
jlvalent

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 06 Sep 2012, 08:27
Thanks so much! She had mentioned that I could start to walk on the treadmill a few days post-op. I have a really bad habit of doing too much too soon, so I wanted to see what other people's experience has been afterwards. My pre-op is tomorrow, super excited!
Piriquita

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 07 Sep 2012, 12:24
Gotta tell you: it was pretty hard to get back in the exercise wagon after the surgery. But I did, eventually. Since I got mine, I wear two bras and have worn three while jogging! Keep 'em cosy! LOL
Lesleag

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 15

      quote  
Posted: 12 Sep 2012, 12:07
Listen to your doctors "orders" and do not push it. The last thing you want is for the stitches to tear and your implants to drop down below the muscle. You would need another surgery to fix it, and it is ugly. Trust me! Take it easy and just take care of yourself. There are plenty of marathons out there. I wouldn't train for one just two months after surgery. My 2 cents.

LB



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

upper body melt down
Exercise alone is not the answer. Eat healthy, lose weight, and exercise, it all works together. The exercise is good for firming you muscles, strengthening your bones, and your overall health.
by wholefoodnut on 30 Jul 14 09:28 AM
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
I weigh myself almost everyday too but, I don't post that weight. I belong to a weight loss support group that meets on Tuesday nights, so I post only my official weights from those weigh-ins. I w ...
by fitandfiesty on 30 Jul 14 06:11 AM
Weigh In
A lot depends on your exercise routine. If you are doing muscle building things, like dumbbells or bigger weights, remember that the composition of muscle if different from the composition of fat. As you ...
by eddie1261 on 30 Jul 14 12:36 AM
Fitbit
I have a Fitbit but found it to be so inaccurate that I quit using it. One morning I sat down at my piano to practice, and in 45 minutes my Fitbit had recorded over 1000 steps, and I was sitting at the ...
by eddie1261 on 29 Jul 14 11:20 PM
First race
Nice job! I just did my 3rd race last night. I'm not a runner and still don't really like running but I do like working towards a goal and the sense of accomplishment that you get, plus the crowd ...
by gnat824 on 27 Jul 14 11:33 AM