As a certified Pre-Post Natal Fitness Specialist and a mother of two, I am here to help create a fitness program that will not only make you feel great before and after, but I’m here to help you feel great about being you!
While some might thing it’s not a good time to work out, when you’re pregnant or have just given birth, there couldn’t be a better time to begin. By maintaining a regular workout schedule, you will not only feel better (which helps battle the baby blues), you can actually get the body you’ve always dreamed of.
Pre-natal workouts can help prevent gestational diabetes (diabetes that develop during pregnancy) stave off stress, and build stamina for labor and delivery.
Post-natal workouts are vital to getting back your PMS…your positive mental state, which can often be a battle for new moms. As a mother of two, I know all too well what it feels like after you’ve given birth…you’re too tired to work out. Basically, you feel too tired to do pretty much anything, but working out will actually help you feel and look your best!
Working out in preparation for giving birth is not about firming up, but more about loosing up. The exercises you choose during this time should simply get your heart pumping, stretching your muscles and help manage the weight gain during pregnant. The bottom line is this, the better shape you’re in before giving birth, the easier time you are going to have during the intense stage of labor and delivery.