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Working Out Post-Pregnancy

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: Did you know there's certain exercises you should be avoiding after giving birth?
Air Date: 8/20/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Denise Jagroo, PT, DPT, MTC, WCS
DeniseDenise Jagroo, PT, DPT, MTC, WCS, is a celebrated physical therapist, world renowned speaker, new author, and expert in women's health issues, with a focus on pelvic physical therapy. In fact, she is one of the only 200 Board Certified Clinical Specialists in Women's Health Physical Therapy in the country.
  • Book Title: Your Best Pregnancy: The Ultimate Guide to Easing the Aches, Pains and Uncomfortable Side Effects During Each Stage of Your Pregnancy
Working Out Post-Pregnancy
As a new mom, heading to the gym might be the last thing on your mind. Yet, it's the fastest solution for minimizing physical and emotional discomfort after giving birth.

It may seem appealing to find the quickest solution to get back to your pre-baby weight, but it's important to make sure you're not setting yourself up for injury.

In fact, there are certain exercises you should avoid altogether for a while after having a baby.

Alternately, there are simple techniques you can practice that actually shrink your postpartum belly.

Getting the correct forms of exercise can lighten the dreaded postpartum depression, wake up and restore muscle tone, and accelerate weight loss.

Listen in as Denise Jagroo, PT, DPT, shares tips on working out post-pregnancy.

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