During the “fourth trimester,” it’s important to respect your body’s recovery time and ease back into a fitness routine.
If you stay active and support your body’s needs, you’ll improve your mindset prior to labor and boost your chances of a smoother postpartum recovery.
Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Continue to strengthen areas of your body that will support you during and after pregnancy — but beware of pushing too hard.
These guidelines and training tips for prenatal and postpartum fitness can help keep you strong and safe through pregnancy and beyond.