Exercise After Pregnancy - The Secret To Losing Weight After Pregnancy
For most women, exercise doesn’t play a part in their everyday lives. To get
back in to shape after having children, exercise after pregnancy needs to be
included in some way.
Many women believe that the only form of exercise that works for losing weight
after pregnancy is either going to the gym, fitness classes or some other form of high impact
or competitive sport.
A better description, especially where post pregnant women are concerned would
be to use the term activity. Activity doesn’t sound as daunting.
Activity could include many things from cleaning, gardening and general
housework to walking, swimming or dancing. The important thing is to take it steady, be
consistent and find something that is enjoyable and fits in to everyday
The perfect activity for new moms is walking with your baby in a
pram, because you can work at your own pace, you have the support of the pram and you
and your baby will get plenty of fresh air.
To begin with choose a gentle route that takes you anywhere between 10 – 20
minutes and complete this twice at different times throughout the day. Gradually increase the
distance or the speed you walk at to keep it slightly challenging. Avoid too many hills at
first as this will feel too difficult, but add some in as time goes by.
You should aim to walk for 20 – 60 minutes at least 5 days a
The stomach muscles also need strengthening, but they are in a very delicate
state and there are some specific movements that must be done, called pelvic tilting
Don’t do sit ups, they could leave you seeing a pot belly every time you look at
There is a test called the 'Rec Check' which will show you when you can start
doing more advanced movements. You can find out how to do this in ‘The Baby Belly Fat Loss Plan’.
If losing weight after
pregnancy is important to you, you need a plan to follow that includes: -
essential exercise after
pelvic floor techniques
a unique 8 week diet specially
designed for new mums
a simple walking program and
vital stomach strengthening
If you want to lose baby weight, burn fat, tone up and fit in
to your pre pregnancy clothes in just 8 weeks from now, I recommend you read every
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