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4 days ago · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

I use the 220 minus your age that is suppose to be your max heart rate and you can exercise between 50% and 85% of max. Trouble is as you get in shape it's harder to get your heart rate up there. So those upper 120's for me is pretty close to max. Cardio is important to me as I have high coronary calcium and I work to keep my cholesterol down. Just had a nuclear stress test in Nov. came back all good, but you never know. I'm beginning to feel like an old used car. haha

4 days ago · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

The upper 120's is where I like to keep my heart also, that's about 85% of max. for me. If I find myself creeping up into the 130's i back off a little. Keep on truckin and good luck to all who post here.

5 days ago · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

Thanks for the tip. I was doing 40 mins at 9 after a 1 minute warm-up. For now I am cutting it down to 4. If I peddle faster I can still get my heart rate up there so I still get the cardio work in.

6 days ago · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

I was at the gym yesterday and talked to a trainer who seemed to think I am actually doing too much and I should not be using too much resistance on my 40 min. recumbent bike part of my workout. I am going to dial it back some and see if it helps. That would be great if it does end the pain on the stairs.

Fri, Jan 4 2:15pm · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

Thanks for the good thought.

Fri, Jan 4 1:54pm · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

6 months ago. I should have stated that sorry.

Fri, Jan 4 12:55pm · total knee replacement in Joint Replacements

I still have pain sometimes 5 or 6 when I come down stairs. No pain walking riding recumbent bike lifting or doing weight machines. Stairs hurt every day sometimes better sometimes worse. I have an apt. with ortho on Feb 4th. going to ask for x-rays to make sure nothing is loose. Have good flex and straightening everything went fine in pt just can't shake the pain on stairs. Still a little swollen and warm at times.I know they say it can take up to a year for full recovery.

Dec 28, 2018 · instep cramps ruining sleep in Sleep Health

Thanks Carl, I take a multivitamin that has potassium. I have started about 6 weeks ago to be really serious about stretching and I am getting good results so far. I stretch my hamstrings quads calves and ankles on stairs everyday and I go to the gym 3 days a week where I do 40 mins cardio some strength training and before I leave I have discovered a little Precor stretching machine. It has 8 different stretches and I spend about twenty minutes slowly stretching top to bottom. It's like my reward for doing a hard workout. Good luck to you and thanks for your concern and prayers.