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Exercising After Birth: When should you start?

Michelle Gilmore

As you may be able to imagine, every women experiences a different personal journey through pregnancy and their birthing experience. Aside from the fact that we are all different any way, there are a number of other factors involved.

My personal experiences during and after pregnancy were totally different to what I had imagined them to be. They had a big impact on my return to fitness, and I will share them with you in a future article, but for now, I will focus on the ultimate question…how soon can I start exercising after giving birth? IMMEDIATELY! Yes you can begin exercising some of your muscles right away BUT not all of them, so it’s important that you continue reading to make sure you pace yourself.