Sports and Exercise Following Liposuction


Sports and Exercise Following Liposuction

After liposuction, every patient wants to spend the recovery period quickly. For this, they cannot wait to start sports and exercise movements. However, do not rush for this. Your priority is to rest the body. Leave sports and exercises aside until your body is ready. This will prevent complications after surgery.

Keep in mind that as the number of areas and the amount of fat removed by liposuction increases, the recovery time will be longer. Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons ask their patients to rest for a certain period of time for their bodies to undergo a change. This period should be as long as the body’s mobility. Listen to your body after liposuction. The information below covers the weekly sports and exercise process after liposuction.


“Every patient who has liposuction does not need to act according to this schedule. For this, we recommend that you follow the instructions given by your own doctor.”

How Will Sports and Exercise Be in the 1st and 2nd Week After Liposuction?

Your liposuction surgery is over and you are back home. Clinic Health Beauty prepares a total of 6 nights / 7 days travel program for patients who have liposuction surgery in Istanbul Turkey. In this case, you will be at your home after an average of one week.

Rest your body for the first 3 days after returning home after liposuction. Calm your body after a tiring week. Drink plenty of water. Eat well.

Make your own walking plan for the day. Go for short distance walks. This walk should be like a sightseeing walk at a very light pace. Ensure your blood flow with 15-20 minute walks without tiring your body. Swelling and edema in your body will limit your mobility. This is quite normal. Avoid sports and exercises that will strain your body for the first 2 weeks.

How Will Sports and Exercise Be 3 and 5 Weeks After Liposuction?

You will feel more comfortable psychologically and physically. You will see that the swelling in your body is reduced and your body is shaped. You can now walk faster and longer. Remember that it is too early to run. You should avoid jumping, jumping, aggressive arm and leg movements.

Make time for longer, more brisk walks. During these walks, your body may signal you to stop. Listen to your body and end the activity. Try to try again the next day. Limit things that put your health and the results of your surgery at risk.


“Liposuction is an operation performed to shape your body and create smoother body contours. Do not forget the difficulties you experienced during and after the operation. Do not let this effort go to waste. Pay attention to your nutrition accordingly. Include your exercises in your routine program.”

How Will Sports and Exercise Be in the 6th Week After Liposuction?

You have now gradually entered your pre-operative period. Your body has become more robust for sports and exercise. You can start jogging, cycling and light heavy sports. Always listen to your body while doing these. Take a break from sports as soon as you feel bad signals. Do not rush for anything. Remember, this process may be different for each patient. Each patient’s recovery process may be different.

The process described above may not work for you. Do not feel bad about this. This is your body telling you that it needs more time.

Which Sports Can I Do After Liposuction?

You can do any sport gradually after liposuction. First of all, short walks. Stretching movements and long and brisk walks in the following weeks. Continue with Running, Aerobics, Yoga and Cardio according to your recovery schedule.

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