Postpartum Exercise Timeline

I found a postpartum workout timeline that, from my own experience anyway, is pretty on track with a general postpartum recovery.  I have jumped the gun in the past by starting to run around 6 weeks after delivery…and suffered for it (incontinence + knee tendonitis), but everyone is different!

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1 MILE TRACK WORKOUT – SPRINTS

TRACK WORKOUT #1 Adapted from and photo credit by BodBot warm up: split stance pec mobilization with staff2 x 8warm up: walking pull backs2 x 8warm up: overhead lunge walk2 x 8plank3 x 20 secondshand stand (or shoulder-press) push up4 …

Group Circuit Training

  This is basically a circuit rotation in a group setting…super fun! Here are the exercise “stations” we did for Fitness Friday this past week: In 30-60 second intervals: 1. Mat – Abs 2. Squat to press with 5 lb …

Shred it!

My Fitness Friday partner-in-crime is leading the instruction today and is doing her own interpreted version of Jillian’s “30 Day Shred”! I have a feeling I will be sore tomorrow 🙂 If I find time to write out a synopsis …

Body-Weight Workout

I found this workout on Pinterest and thought I’d share. The best part is that it requires no equipment, just uses your own bodyweight and shouldn’t take up too much space in your living room…which is where I will continue …

Speed & Agility Circuit Training

We did this workout a couple of weeks ago and had a really good turnout! Definitely made you break a sweat and I felt like I was also “improving my game”, since I still play soccer once a week or …

Happy New Gear

THURSDAY THOUGHTS  Nope, not a typo. Happy New GEAR!  That’s what I’m thinking anyway. I know we just had Christmas and the tangible gift-giving has ended (to some degree…my birthday is in April, hint hint), and husby did get me …

RE-introducing FITNESS FRIDAYS With Kickboxing!

THURSDAY THOUGHTS Well, if you remember, I had intended to start posting my “Fitness Friday” workouts when I first mentioned them several weeks ago….but then I stalled; I procrastinated and I just plain didn’t make time for it. You see, …

And now, introducing…Fitness Fridays!

THURSDAY THOUGHTS I am FINALLY making the effort to bring my realm of “Fitness Fridays” to the internet. Fitness Fridays? Okay, let me rewind about…one year ago. Approximately last Fall, back when I was still in L.A., my newly-post-partum-and-eager-to-exercise-again frame …

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