A friend of mine asked me yesterday when I started running again after having my baby. She really wants to get moving again, but got in trouble with her midwife for starting so early. Continue reading →
Planks are AWESOME during pregnancy. It is really difficult to find good abs exercises to do while pregnant. You do not want to risk abdominal separation with crunch-like exercises. Planks are a great way to keep your core strong, keep back pain at bay, and make contractions more effective when you do go into labor. Continue reading →
This is a simple bodyweight workout you can do right at home. It takes only 12 minutes, but it will challenge your ENTIRE body. Without having to do a single crunch your core muscles will be activated during the whole workout. After having a baby you probably can’t wait to get your old figure back and finally have a flat stomach.
The exercise pictures below were taken three months postpartum (obviously except for the cross punch picture!) and you can still see a bit of my post-baby belly. Continue reading →