Post Pregnancy Exercise Routine
| Exercise is important before, during, and after pregnancy. They key to exercise during pregnancy is to keep it steady and slow. The same rule also applies after your pregnancy, especially in the first six week. Follow these exercise techniques when you are ready to get back in shape again.
Pelvic Exercise: Pelvic exercise can improve your blood circulation in the pelvic area. The exercise also tight your vaginal canal muscles. To do the exercise, lie on your back on the floor. Then, tighten the muscle in pelvic area. Count to four and relax the muscle.
Pelvic Tilt: Lie on your back. Keep your feet lat on the ground with your knees bent. Breath in and out to allow your stomach to expand. Keep you hips on the floor. Then exhale and lift your tailbone toward your navel at the same time. When you reach the top of your tilt, tighten your buttocks. Then relax. Repeat the exercise ten to twelve times.
What if you have a C-Section ?
If you have a C-Section, you may need more time before you start exercising, especially for abdominal exercises. It is advisable to consult your healthcare professional, before you start exercise program. Remember, the key is to go slow and be extra careful.
Post Pregnancy Exercise Tips: The most important things to remember is to talk to your doctor. Don’t forget to drink a lot of water and eat healthy food. Nutrition is very important, especially if you are breastfeeding. You may need up to five hundred extra calories per day.