Pregnancy Core Training

Core training is one of the most beneficial things you can do throughout your pregnancy + any stage of your life!!

We’re talking about your deep core muscles ➡️ transverse abdominals, pelvic floor & diaphragm.

You will want to maintain your core strength through safe and effective exercises ✌🏼

In general I stay away from crunches, sit-ups, deep twisting motions + any movements that can add stress to the abdominal wall or anything that domes the belly ▶️ which can cause Diastsis Recti (abdominal separation)

❗️Important ❗️ Learn how to breathe correctly and properly engage those muscles through breathing ➡️ don’t suck it in & don’t hold your breath!!

Having a strong core ⤵️

▪️Help relieve pelvic & back pain

▪️More comfortable pregnancy

▪️Easier labor

▪️Quicker postpartum recovery

▪️Reduce risk of Diastasis Recti

▪️Better posture

▪️Reduce Risk of Pelvic Floor Disfunction

▪️Improve your digestion

▪️Increased energy for your pregnancy ▪️Better endurance for labor + delivery!

▪️Bounce back quicker

▪️Help maintain neutral alignment

🔹I was about 8 weeks pregnant here 🤰Throughout my first trimester it felt good to keep moving my body, plus take lots of naps 😉

Strong Transverse Abdominals, Pelvic Floor + Diaphragm

🔹equipment: 3lb weights and a barre ball. High repetition. Maintain proper form. Breathe.

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