Ever wonder which exercises you should do when returning to strength training after pregnancy? Here are 3 exercises you should be adding to your plan and 1 you should avoid.
A FEW THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
When it comes time to get active after pregnancy, it is important to know which exercises will help rehabilitate your body safely and effectively. When considering exercise selection it is important to be aware of the following;
- the type of delivery you had (natural or C-section)
- how your pelvic floor functions (after seeing your pelvic floor specialist)
- being aware of hormonal fluctuation (relaxin) which causes laxity in soft tissues for months or years after pregnancy.
Below we've outlined a few important things you should know about post-natal fitness.