Intense Workouts Key to Getting Back into Shape Post-Pregnancy

by Kathy Jones on  July 20, 2013 at 11:08 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
An American celebrity trainer suggests that the key to getting back in shape following pregnancy is to use whatever free time you have for workouts, yoga or any other exercise provided it is intense enough.
 Intense Workouts Key to Getting Back into Shape Post-Pregnancy
Intense Workouts Key to Getting Back into Shape Post-Pregnancy

"The key is to do what you can in the time that you can, and do it more intense to make for the lack of time," quoted celebrity trainer Andrea Orbeck as saying.

She is responsible for helping models Heidi Klum, Kimora Lee Simmons and Adriana Lima quickly getting back into shape.

Orbeck, who has created a Pregnancy Sculpt DVD, recommends starting with cardio exercises and making your child part of your workout.

You can push the stroller or strap the baby on to your chest while you step out for a walk.

"As babies need so much sleep, it's a great time to get moving during nap time and make the most of your precious time to yourself," she advised.

Other workout ideas for new moms include sumo squats, alternative reverse lunges, reverse bridges and much more.

Orbeck suggests new moms to stick to food items that are clean, lean, green and rich in protein.

She also advises women to do yoga post-pregnancy.

"I like to build strength in women after pregnancy. Yoga is great for toning, mental health, relaxation and more during stressful times," she said.

Source: IANS

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