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Post Natal Pilates At Home Post Natal Pilates At Home

on Thursday, 15 November 2012. Posted in Post-Birth Recovery

Heather Thomas Shalabi of Flex Studio shares some simple post natal Pilates exercises to speed up your post-birth recovery.

Pilates offers the perfect post-natal workout and can be practiced by mothers in varying post-natal stages to aid the recovery process. Post-natal exercises are designed for optimum toning in minimum amount of time and are even suitable for mums with older children who feel they haven’t recovered their pre-pregnancy shape. Among other benefits, Pilates: strengthens the core control muscles of the lower abdominal region and pelvic floor, creating a muscular ‘corset’ to support the spine; strengthens and lengthens the back muscles; and blends toning and stretching to alleviate muscular tension arising from repetitive physical movement (bending over, carrying, nursing, et al).

 

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