5 Post-Pregnancy Fitness and Health Tips
Finding an exercise regime you love as well as one that you want to stick to on a weekly basis can be a quite a challenge, but there are ways you can tone up, get fit and have fun in the process.
Here are my top tips to help get you back on track, help you achieve your post-natal fitness goals and get the best post-baby body ever:
1. VISUALIZE WHAT YOU WANT TO LOOK AND FEEL LIKE
Set realistic goals, and visualise where you would like to be in 3, 6 or 12 months time. 𝘕𝘰𝘸 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘵𝘰𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘢𝘯𝘥...
2. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
You must believe in yourself and know in your heart that you can can get where you want to be. Many women get back to their pre-baby best and if you believe you can, you will too!
3. EAT CLEAN
I don’t believe in dieting; I believe in making lifestyle changes that I can maintain. I believe in eating unprocessed whole food as close to nature as possible.
Eating clean will account for 80% of your success in your health and fitness journey. But, pigging out on pizza every now on then is also a must... it's called a balanced diet for a reason, right?!
4. EXERCISE WITH BABY
Weightlifting has never been easier and more natural than using your baby as a dumbbell! 𝘑𝘰𝘬𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦...
Did you know you can burn up to 300kCals during witching hour by simply squatting and doing leg lunges while shushing your little werewolf to sleep?
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5. BE PROUD OF YOUR PROGRESS
Don’t expect too much too soon or you will find yourself feeling demotivated and don't be too hard on yourself if you don't see results immediately.
It took your body 9 long months to grow a human being, for goodness sake, give it time and have patience - you'll get your mom bod on in no time!