Work out suggestions for knee problems.

1 post | Original | Recent
 
Icon_missing_thumb
1 Post
Jan 22, 2014 3:30pm
via Android

To keep this short I have grade 4 degenerative joint disease along with ligament and tendon problems. It took 20+ surgeries to get me walking again. Due to this I have to do low impact exercise when it comes to me knees. Does anyone have any workout suggestions for losing weight and toning up.

22 Jan
Ever try aquats(water based exercise) the buoyancy of the water will help take the pressure off of the joint. With that many surgeries to the knee you are going to have some difficulties with all other exercises. You could try to focus on all other areas except the knees(upper body, hips etc) or even low level seated knee exercises. As a general rule closed chained exercises(any where the foot is stationary) will put more compressive force on the knee joint while open chained exercises(when the foot is not stationary) applies more torque on the knee cap. I'm guessing neither will...
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,229 topics, 38,311 posts

Motivation & Support

8,519 topics, 41,754 posts

App Updates

15 topics, 49 posts

Ask the Pros

722 topics, 1,836 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,894 topics, 12,178 posts

Trainer Tools

8 topics, 30 posts

Featured Training Programs

Weight Loss 3

Weight Loss 3

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Back 2 School

Back 2 School

Moderate Time 2 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Self-Myofascial Release

Self-Myofascial Release

Casual Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Foam Roller
Awesome Dance

Awesome Dance

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 6 mins  
10-Min Fat Blaster!

10-Min Fat Blaster!

Intense Ic_time_32x32 10 mins  
Core   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell
Superset Superstar

Superset Superstar

Casual Ic_time_32x32 14 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench
Runner's High

Runner's High

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 40 mins  
Lower Body  
Guns Galore

Guns Galore

Intense Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Shoulders   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell