After giving birth, you may still have some fat and weight leftover you can get rid of. Burn off excess baby weight with help from a professional fitness trainer.
Losing the baby weight: many women wonder how long it takes to lose baby weight and bounce back to a pre-baby body. While many of us wish we could magically lose all those extra pregnancy pounds the moment baby finally arrives, the fact is no one snaps right back to her pre-baby body so quickly.
Though you may be eager to jump into a workout program or diet, easing into light exercise is crucial for keeping your body safe and injury-free. Even the fittest moms may have trouble getting back to exercise. After all, having a baby is a major ordeal and something you'll need time to recover from. You'll need clearance from your doctor and, depending on what kind of birth you had, it may be 4 to 8 weeks before you can engage in serious exercise.
But getting your body back after having a baby is not as hard as you might think.
Research shows that starting a regular exercise program soon after giving birth is not only good for your overall health, but may also help reduce the risk of postpartum depression.
This workout programs uses pure bodyweight exercises to safely get your body back into exercise after having a baby. Get your heart rate up for cardio for weight loss, as well as strengthen to tone and tighten your muscles. We added options for all fitness levels.
Getting flatter abs involves losing overall body fat with a combination of cardio, strength training, and a healthy diet. Even then, you may still have a little fat around the lower belly. This is an area many women store excess fat, particularly after pregnancy, so try not to put too much pressure on yourself to get a flat belly.
Learn safe, healthy ways to lose weight after pregnancy and tips for fitting in exercise with your new schedule.