Start simple Your body has just been through a major surgery. It’s natural to want to ramp up quickly, but try to fight this urge. The most important thing with post-bariatric patients is that you need to start slow and gradually work up to higher intensities as your body tolerates. Many of these patients have been very inactive for a long time, so starting off with exercises while sitting or lying down may be appropriate and then they can advance to exercises in standing or more cardiovascular types of exercise. Continue Reading