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How to Get Back in Shape Faster After Surgery

If you're unable to exercise at all due to surgery, it can be frustrating. But there are still things you can do to maintain your fitness and make your return to exercise easier. Here are some tips: Eat a healthy diet. Eating a healthy diet will help you to maintain your muscle mass and reduce your risk of injury when you start exercising again. Make sure to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. You should also avoid processed foods, sugary drinks, and unhealthy fats. Get enough sleep. Sleep is essential for muscle repair and recovery. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Do isometric exercises. Isometric exercises are exercises that involve contracting a muscle without moving it. These exercises can help to maintain your muscle mass and strength while you are unable to exercise fully. Here are some specific isometric exercises that you can do: Wall sit: Lean against a wall with your knees bent at a 90-degree angle. Hold this position for 30-60 seconds. Plank: L