Bariatric Fitness: Balancing Cardio and Weight Lifting
September 18, 2018

Bariatric Fitness: Balancing Cardio and Weight Lifting

In our previous blog, we briefly discussed the importance of balancing cardiovascular exercises and light weight lifting. In today’s blog, we would like to dive into this topic a bit deeper. We will be analyzing what the combination of these two types of exercises does for the body and why they should both be included in a workout plan.

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Bariatric Supplements; Iron Deficiency Following Surgery
September 6, 2018

Bariatric Supplements; Iron Deficiency Following Surgery

Many people who have had a bariatric procedure find their lab results to be deficient in iron which can lead to anemia. Anemia is a condition where there is a lack of hemoglobin production and healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body and iron deficiency is often the culprit. Gastric bypass surgery is the most common bariatric procedure where people suffer from anemia but those who have had other procedures such as sleeve gastrectomy or gastric band have reported iron deficiency as well.

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