The appropriate intensity level for a postpartum mama is very situational and will always depend on the individual.
There are many factors that play into a person’s readiness for intense exercise, and just how much intensity their body (and mind) can handle safely. When we consider all of these factors together, we are able to determine the best path for our clients to get the workout they want without causing injury or over-stressing their body.
Press play below to see my guidelines for determining what your clients are ready for.
If you are a fitness coach, health professional, or have interest working with moms, you are working with postnatal populations.
If you want to help moms feel as good as possible in their bodies, and their lives, the Postnatal Fitness Specialist Academy is designed to teach you key strategies and tools to ensure you’re doing so.
The Academy is open for registration from now until Monday, October 16th – one week only. It will not open again for at least 6 months.
Learn the tools to successfully support moms in abdominal and pelvic floor health, fitness and strength, mental and emotional well-being, and more.
[5 Days To Becoming a Postnatal Fitness Specialist] Day 2: The Sweet Spot for Appropriate Exercise Intensity Postpartum
[0-3 minutes] Introduction.
[3-4 minutes] Guideline #1: Hormonal health.
[4-5 minutes] Guideline #2: Physical function.
[5-6 minutes] Guideline #3: Mental and emotional health.
[6-9 minutes] Guideline #4: Strength and fitness for their life.
[9-11 minutes] Guideline #5: Client’s experience of their exercise program.
[11-14 minutes] Questions & Wrap-up
Ps. Become a leader in the field of postnatal fitness and health coaching with the Postnatal Fitness Specialist Academy, now accepting enrolment until Monday, October 16th.