Struggling to feel like yourself again after you just had a baby. I get it. I’ve been there…4 times. But there’s a way to fix this. I’ll explain below.

 

 

 

 

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It felt soooo good to finally put my favorite pair of jeans back on. And it felt even better to put them on and then pick up my 4 month old baby.

I thought to myself, the hard work paid off and now I can feel like myself again. It made the rest of my postpartum recovery that much easier.

Postpartum Recovery and Postpartum Workouts

I had time to focus on sleep training my baby, making homemade baby food for my little girl and teaching her how to sit, stand and walk. It just felt so good to do all those things that help me feel like “me” again, without the postpartum pooch tagging along.

But it wasn’t easy for me initially.

When I had my first baby, I didn’t know what to do for my postpartum workouts. There was a lot of trial and error; it took many months to get my body back to feeling strong and, honestly, I didn’t feel “normal” for a while.

Not feeling like myself because I had the mommy pooch really put a damper on the whole mommy thing. It felt like the postpartum pooch that was attached to me was like a heavy cloud following me around everywhere.

It made it harder for me to move around; I felt sluggish. I felt uncomfortable in my clothes and it was messing with my self-esteem. I just wanted the postpartum belly to be gone and gone for good.

The Most Important Ab Exercises For Your Postpartum Workouts

I spent 9 months gaining my pregnancy weight, I didn’t want to spend 9 months losing it too. And I definitely didn’t want to have the lingering effects of pregnancy carry over into my second pregnancy. I knew it would be that much harder to fix my stomach after getting pregnant again if I didn’t do something about it immediately.

So I did something about it and started doing exercises consistently. I followed a routine, making gradual progressions every day I exercised while challenging myself in a healthy/safe way using my physical therapy background as a guide to repairing my abs and, eventually, my confidence.

Diving deep into my training, I focused on only the most important ab exercises that are the most effective at targeting the inner core muscles.

But just doing the right exercises wasn’t the trick to success. I had to stay consistent. I had to have a plan in place and commit to the plan.

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    Make Time Management A Priority

    I had to make time management a priority, and I had to affirm myself that I was capable of achieving my postpartum fitness goals.

    I realized it wasn’t just the exercises that will fix my abs, but also my mindset.

    It felt so good physically and emotionally to get rid of the postpartum pooch after having my first baby. I knew from the moment I became a mom that I wanted it gone, but I didn’t realize the steps I needed to take to get rid of it.

    The Exact Steps To Getting A Strong Core Postpartum

    But after having my second and my third and then my fourth baby, I knew the exact steps to take in order to get my stomach strong again so the mommy tummy was no longer visible. I was able to streamline my exercises at the right time and the right pace. I created a program that worked.

    Just knowing that I was able to do this for myself, get my body back to feeling like “me” again, improving my self-esteem and my confidence did wonders for my family life.

    I felt like I was doing something right as a mom, by taking care of myself, I knew I was ultimately taking care of my babies, too. I knew that my healthy choices would have a trickling effect onto my children and my spouse.

    My confidence improved my relationship with my husband. My clothes fit, and I felt good about going out and putting on a real outfit. It felt as if everything finally fell back into place. And as a new mom with a baby, that’s a wonderful feeling.

    How To Get Rid Of The Postpartum Pooch 

    So, if you are ready for that postpartum pooch to be long gone and out of sight for good and instead replace it with a dose of confidence, then I’m thrilled to help you get there.

    You can get the exact step-by-step program that worked for me and has worked for so many other moms at restoring their core after pregnancy by enrolling in The Ultimate Postpartum Fix.

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    Can’t wait to see you inside the course!

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    *It is important to always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program and get medical clearance. Always warm up thoroughly and stretch after all workouts. LiveCoreStrong.com and Jena Bradley will be not be responsible or liable for any injury sustained while exercising at home, gym or elsewhere. Perform exercises at your own risk.

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