We get asked all the time how quickly women can return to exercise postpartum. While you don’t want to vigorously exercise until cleared by your doctor (usually at your 6 week postpartum visit), there are some simple exercises you can do before then to help get your body recovered and rehabbed from pregnancy and delivery. The video below shows three exercises you can do in those first six weeks—starting in the hospital! Check them out to find out how to get your body ready to get back to exercise as soon as your doctor clears you.
Push ups are a great exercise to build chest, triceps and abdominal strength. Use this quick modification to make push ups safe for pregnant and new moms. Proper modification taught by Senior Oh Baby! Fitness Instructor, Kathleen Donahoe.