5 workouts for losing your after baby belly

Yoga (Bridge Pose)

After delivery most women have the challenge of losing baby belly. Some tend to walk. While walking is a good way to move until you can workout, it can help you lose baby weight, but it has nothing to do with baby belly. Others resort to crunches. In fact crunches increase belly pooch.

You need to do HIIT and strength training. Here are some workouts ideas than can help you.

  • Pelvic bridge

    pelvic bridge

    Lie on your back with feet hip-width apart, knees bent. Inhale, then exhale as you draw your abs up and in toward your spine. Tilt your pelvis up, lifting your hips off the floor. Slowly lower down to starting position. Do 5 reps, then add each time till you reach 10.

  • Wide-Stance Deadlifts
    Wide-Stance Deadlift

    Stand with feet hip-width apart, keens slightly bent. It’s not necessarily to use dumbbells, you can use water bottles, for example. Bend forward pushing your butt back while lowering the dumbbells or the bottles to shin level. Do 1 – 3 sets of 8 – 10 reps.

  • Forearm plank

    forearm plank

    Get into plank position, back straight, forearms on floor, and legs extended. Hold for 30 – 60 seconds. Lower knees to floor, then resume. Do 4 – 5 reps.

  • Push-ups

     push-ups

    Start with hands and toes on floor. Bend at the elbows and lower the chest. Straighten arms and push away from the floor returning to start position. Do 1 – 3 sets of 10 – 20 reps.

  • Walking lunges

    walking lungesStand with feet together, hands on hips. Take a step forward bending both knees at 90 degrees. Push through the heel of the front leg and return to standing position. Then switch to the other side. Do 1 – 3 sets of 10 – 20 reps.

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