Between knee damage and organ damage…which one is worse?

Exercising, Losing Weight

When we are overweight, we would tend to develop knee and lower bsck issues. The more overweight we are, the more pain and discomfort we may feel.

It is no wonder that the pain itself becomes a deterrent for us to begin an exercise program…..especially those of more intensive nature.

The fitter we are, the higher our metabolic rate….and the easier for us to lose weight. In order to achieve higher fitness levels, we would need to increase the intensity of our workouts. If we have knee problems, we would be concerned by causing possible damage to our knees through intensive cardiovascular exercises like jogging or running.

knee pain - Between knee damage and organ damage...which one is worse?

It was the same constraints that I placed on myself initially. Due to my recent weight gain, my knees suffered some discomfort when I tried to do more intensive exercises. Worried about possible knee injuries or making my knee condition worse, I had shy away from intensive exercises.

However I have also recently added in hiking to my exercise program. It was awesome!

I love the nature and climbing uphill gets me sweating in buckets in no time. The hiking was so streneous as there were lots of uphill climb. My fitness levels increased …..for me it was more effective than going to the gym.

But initialy I was a bit concerned as the upward and downward movements seemed to make my knee worse. Still…I continued and after about 4 or 5 once a week hike, my knees actually felt stronger…and my body a little leaner.

As my fitness levels increase, I was then able to do more streneous runs on the treadmill and cardio machines.

One day, it struck me as I hike downhill on uneven terrains and rocks where the pressure may cause me knee damage later…… it ocurred to me:

Which is worse? Knee damage or organ damage?

Being inactive is one of the causes of obesity, kidney failure, heart attack, liver damage, stroke and some cancers.

When we exercise we help to regulate the functions of our organs…. it improves nutrient and oxygen flow to our muscles and organs and at the same time enables efficient waste and toxin disposal from our organs out through sweating.

When I am at crossroads and could not decide: I always asked myself ‘what’s tje worst that could happen?’

It is easier to fix a mechanical problem than an organ damage. Much,  much easier. For knee damage, knee gels injections, traditional treatments or knee replacement surgery is available.

Tell me what are the options for organ damage?

But you know what….as your fitness levels increase and the pounds start to drop, you would be surprised that your knee pain would be very much reduced.

And there are accounts of those who had lost weight not requiring anymore medication for their cholesterol or high blood with the blessings of their doctors.

So, what are you waiting for?

Note: Consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program especially if you have known medical conditions.

Related Posts

Losing weight need not be complicated and cost lots of money Actually losing weight is not really that hard- all you need is to be more aware of what you eat and cut down gradually on the portion of carbohydrates that you are taking in the form of rice, sugar, bread and other flour based items. Recently during a training I met one of the trainer- at first glance, I had thought that he was just fresh out o...
A Night Owl’s Guide to Exercising in the Morning There are many people who are night owls by nature- or I would say by habit or preference. It is only at night time or the few hours past midnight that the night owl finds it most inspiring to work on ideas. Or they stay up for the sheer love of it. Unfortunately, the world tend to operate in a mode that is more suited to the morning person than th...
A review of the three-pronged weight loss program by Nu Skin Nu Skin introduced a new weight loss system as mentioned it the press release: “A three-pronged weight loss programme helps people lose weight by combining weight loss products, good nutrition and plenty of exercise.” Personally, I find that this concept is well, quite creatively positioned because: It combines group support whereby you ...
No energy for cardio workouts? Try this… If you find that you have no energy to exercise, especially in the morning, you can start with just light cardio like bicycling, walking on the treadmill or doing the cross trainer at low effort level. Once your muscles are warmed up sufficiently, try a few exercises that is targetted at your core muscles like the following: In this exer...
Oklahoma City mayor puts city on a diet It's always great that a public figure will come forward and announces that he/she will be on the road to losing weight- the healthy way and inviting the rest to join as well. The target is for the Oklahoma city folks to lose collectively 1 million pounds This is what the mayor of Oklahoma has done-the is a...
Spread the love

Leave a Comment

+ 5 = 9