Exercise! - consulting your doctor

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01-06-2010, 06:38 AM
I've heard people say you should consult your doctor before starting exercises.

why? did any of you gals do this? like, is it mandatory?

I have this mild doctor phobia. I don't trust them. LOL

I only go for check ups. I dont like to be there if I dont have to. :dizzy:

01-06-2010, 08:23 AM
I think alot of it may depend on how much weight you have to lose. With people needing to lose more weight it may be more important to consult a doc then someone with less to lose. May also depend on what type of exercise you're going to pick up.

Me personally, I didn't consult my doctor. I don't do hard exercise though. Just walking and mild jogging..I'm just starting the c25k program.

01-06-2010, 09:15 AM
Yeah I'm really only doing walks right now. I'm not doing the shred or anything *yet! lol* so I think I'm gonna hold off on the visit.

thank you!

01-06-2010, 10:23 AM
NP, just keep track of how your feeling and if anytime you don't feel well or yourself during your workout it would probably be a good idea then to make an appointment.

Good luck and I'm sure you'll do great!!

01-06-2010, 10:33 AM
I always wondered the same thing. But I always figured that if it was mild exercise it didin't matter.