Today many Americans are using the methods of water sports to an alternative to the gym. Many people suffering from obesity prefer to be in the water as it is less stress on the joints. Water sports include: swimming, synchronized diving, stand up paddleboard, water aerobics, water polo, rowing, kayaking, and canoeing. Water sports can also have a meditative and therapeutic impact on patients. They also emphasize overall cardiovascular conditioning, tone and stregnth. Most of all they can be family orientated either at the pool or the beach
Dr. Shillingford believes that keeping up with an exercise regimen after weight loss surgery is very important. Dr. Shillingford’s practice helps with weight loss; procedures include Gastric Bypass, Lapband, and Gastric Sleeve. His office is located in Boca Raton Florida and you may contact him at 561-483-0844.