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Post-Pregnancy Pelvic-Floor Workout (Video)

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Post-Pregnancy-Pelvic-Video

These basic exercises will help get your post-pregnancy body back to its pre-pregnancy strength.

Kara Douglass Thom, coauthor of Hot (Sweaty) Mamas: Five Secrets to Life as a Fit Mom, demonstrates the five Sahrmann exercises designed to close the diastasis recti, and squats, which strengthen the gluteus muscles. Perform each exercise in sequence, gradually working your way up to 20 repetitions before moving on to the the next exercise. Plus, Thom also offers advice on how to strengthen and lengthen your Kegel muscles.