5 Exercises for busy fit mums suitable Pregnancy and Postnatal

5 Exercises for busy fit mums suitable pre and postnatal5 Exercises for busy fit mums suitable pre and postnatal

 

 

The excuse I often hear is… “I can’t find the time for my core strength exercises!”

I honestly know just how busy being a mum is, but missing out on exercise won’t help with recovery, strength, or confidence.

Here is an effective full body exercise circuit that can be done anywhere and in just 5 minutes! You will also see results doing this just 3 times a week!

Exercises are all suitable during pregnancy and beyond.

 

Watch the video for all the expert tips to ensure you get the most benefit from each exercise!

safe Pregnancy exercisesafe Pregnancy exerciseExercise 1: Support Squat 20 reps

Keep your chest up and exhale and contract your core muscles as you squat up.

 

 

Exercise 2: Standing Press

Stand in closer to the support from 23/25 weeks pregnant (this will depend on bump size and core function/strength) and also early postnatal (first 3months) when Safe [opstnatal exercises for diastasis rectiSafe [opstnatal exercises for diastasis rectiimproving core strength and function.

 

Stand further away once a Diastasis is functional postnatal to start to challenge your core function and muscle strength. 

 

 

 

Exercise 3: Curtsey lungesPostnatal EXercisePostnatal EXercise

Aim to keep your chest up and make sure you can feel this exercise in your glutes, you don’t want your quads or hamstrings to dominate.

 

Avoid this exercise if you have pelvic or back pain. 

 

Exercise 4: Support Plank lifts
Same tips as for the press exercise (1)

Exercise 5: Open twist side planks

Think about technique and stretch out your arm as much as you can.

Enjoy and don’t forget to join our fit mum programs and challenges.