bariatrics weight loss Articles

It’s a New Year. Get focused on your program!

01/11/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The holidays are over. The craziness of Christmas is long gone. Now it’s time to focus on you. This year, make it a priority focus on you! It takes a lot of work to make sure you eat the right foods, drink the right fluids and take your vitamins. The key to success is planning. You must plan ahead this year! Plan your food. At the beginning of the week, look at your schedule. Decide on quick easy breakfasts to have on hand when you need to run out the door, like hard boiled eggs or cheese sticks.…

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It’s Time to Trust Your Body, Part II

01/09/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

This month I’ve been talking about exercise intensity in Supervised Weight Loss classes. I thought it was an important topic to hit on, because sometimes the standards and guidelines about exercise can seem pretty overwhelming. The exercise recommendations of how long or how much exercise we should be doing can also feel pretty daunting if you are just beginning to exercise and can’t quite maintain the level of intensity the guidelines put forth. In conversations with different patients,…

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“Try It” Tonight

01/07/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Tonight is our fitness "try it" night. If you have not yet been to one of our fitness classes with Erin Light, please give it a try tonight! Our fitness classes are specifically tailored to bariatric surgery patients at various points in the process.  The topic tonight is chair aerobics for everyone featuring chair boxing. Remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring your water bottles! 

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Cancelled: Cicero Support Group

01/07/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Unfortunately, Clarian Bariatrics will no longer be able to offer the Cicero support group that met the first Thursday of each month. We apologize for this change in scheduling and encourage all patients to join us at one of the other support group opportunities below: The Clarian Bariatrics clinic located at 6625 Network Way, Suite 100, in the INTECH Park office complex, Indianapolis. Support groups are held on the first Tuesday (large group) and third Tuesday (small groups) from 6 - 7 p.m. and…

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Join us at Walk the Talk!

01/06/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Join us weekly for a walking program and support group that will help you burn calories, make friends and keep you on track with your goals. We meet every Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Clarian Bariatrics outpatient clinic. At these group we will walk, talk and get fit together! Feel free to bring a sack lunch and chat with us during a support group meeting after the walk. Make sure you bring a water bottle and wear your good tennis shoes! In addition to our weekly walks, we participate…

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Better Late Than Never

01/05/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I know I am five days late, but that still doesn't mean I cannot wish all our blog readers a Happy New Year! As I was preparing for a few days off last week, I could have sworn that I scheduled a post wishing everyone a safe and happy New Year, but alas, I forgot. Regardless, I hope that 2010 is off to a great start for all of you! I know I have some changes in store this year and we have some great things happening at Clarian Bariatrics. If you have not come in to see us for a while, please…

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Don’t forget about support group tonight!

01/05/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

When: January 5 Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Location: Clarian Bariatrics Outpatient Clinic Topic: “What is Beautiful” a presentation on body image Speaker: Kim Gorman, PhD Before Support Group come to Total Body Fitness Class on Tuesday's from 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. with Erin Light. These are great classes to help you get fit! Also, the Behavior Change Group will be held Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. with Dr. Hilgendorf. The topic is “body image.” On Friday, plan on attending…

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It’s Time to Trust Your Body, Part I

01/05/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The point of exercise guidelines can sometimes be misunderstood. When you are looking for help with exercise, they may seem more complicated than helpful, especially when it comes to exercise intensity. Most of the time people want to know how much is enough? The best way to get the answer is to trust your own body. You have to set your own standards and start where is safe and comfortable for you. What is your baseline? Can you do 5 minutes of walking or 10 minutes on the bike? Once you have this…

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Make a resolution to attend a Clarian Bariatrics Support Group!

01/01/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Happy New Year from Clarian Bariatrics! It’s been a long holiday season for many people. Make your resolution to attend Bariatric Support Groups! What happens at Support Group? You get new ideas, hear great speakers and get the support you need to be successful! January 4th 5:30-6:00 Total Body Fitness with Fitness Coach, Erin Light · Get moving this new year! Find ways to bump up your activity and have fun! 6:00-7:00 Large Support Group              …

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