Strength & Flex

Strength & Flex

Strength & Flex

NHS Choices forum for the Strength and Flex community. Strength and Flex is a five-week programme consisting of strength and flexibility workouts...Read more

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  • I'm recovering from a stress fracture which I got using a treadmill. There has been no pain for two weeks and I'm wearing trainers all the...

  • I am obese, diabetic and have chronic arthritis. I am going into hospital soon for a knee replacement and my surgeon has told me to lose as...

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    I was wondering if there is a more advanced level of the strength and flex podcasts? I am a regular runner but wanted to improve my strength...

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  • i have joined my local gym and they have a machine that vibrates the muscles. someone told me that people with diabetes type 1 and 2 cannot...

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    I've decided to loose weight and get more active to try and help my knee joint. I've been gradually getting more pain at night and it...

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  • Just got in from a productive gym session consisting of: 200kcal on the steps machine x2 10reps 15kg squats x2 10reps 7kg Dumbell Curls x...

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    Hi I've joined this programme to supplement my C25K journey (W3) as need to improve my core & Upper body strength/stamina for my first...

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    Hi. I have joined this group as I have been judged obese and with high blood pressure. I want to do something about it. I dance at least...

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  • im not very healthy because i have health issues that stop me doing hard exercises but iv been using my daughters wii sport and exercise...

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  • I am going to take up bike riding as although I have not ridden for years I used to love it when I was younger. Although I do have back...

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    Starting weight: 75.7 kg/ 166 lbs (11st 12lbs) BMI: 27.1 (overweight) My target weight based on a BMI of 25 (healthy) is 69.7 kg/152lbs/10st...

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  • I shall be 82 in September and no longer go to the local gymn but am using Thera bands (Latex) three mornings a week. Should I go heavy or...

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  • I would like to hear how other long term pain sufferers cope day to day and would love some tips on not letting it get the better of me when...

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  • I will be 50 soon and often rely on a wheelchair,i'm not overweight but would like to lose a few pounds as i don't feel completely happy at...

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    Over the past 5 years I've put on 2 1/2 stone and become the most unfit I have ever been in my life. I suffer badly with migraines which...

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