All new mothers know for sure that it is full harder than losing weight after pregnancy, restoring the abdomen and sagging skin in that part to the old. We have some very effective tips to help you tighten the skin on your stomach.
Loss of abdominal muscles, excess skin and relaxed pelvis during pregnancy are the main reasons why the skin on the abdomen is relaxed after childbirth. Still, don’t worry, everything can go back to normal, but with a lot of effort, work and time. You will automatically lose about five kilograms during childbirth, but depending on how many kilograms you gained during pregnancy, that loss does not have to make any change in the area of the abdomen. We have great tips to help you tighten your stomach, burn calories and finally notice the difference.
Involve your baby in exercise. It is important to start lightly and save more intense workouts for the period when you fully recover. An easy walk with your baby no longer than two kilometers will help you burn 100 calories. When you recover and when your doctor gives you the green light, you can run slowly while pushing the wheelchair.
Try yoga or pilates. Yoga and Pilates usually consist of stretching exercises that strengthen the pelvis and the very core of the body. Be sure to do these light exercises to strengthen yourself so that you can endure more intense workouts later.
Strengthen your pelvis. There is one simple exercise for this that you can do as soon as you recover from childbirth. Lie on your back, knees together, and feet on the floor. Gently lift your pelvis up with the inhale, but be careful not to raise your back but only the pelvis, lower yourself with the exhale and repeat 14 more times.
Eat as many vegetables as possible. It is very important that you do not starve to lose calories, especially if you are breastfeeding, because that way you can reduce milk production. By skipping meals, it can happen that fat deposits remain on the stomach, because the body stores fat if it thinks you are starving. Eat plenty of light protein vegetables and fresh fruits.
Breastfeed. Science has proven that breastfeeding mothers lose weight faster than non-breastfeeding mothers. The uterus contracts and shrinks to its original size with the help of the hormone oxytocin, which is released during breastfeeding. Also, if you are breastfeeding, you can eat extra 500 calories without fear of gaining extra weight.
Drink plenty of water. It is important to drink plenty of fluids during the day and keep your body hydrated. This will help the skin to be as elastic as possible, will help you lose weight and stay healthy after childbirth.
Remark: It is very important that you consult your doctor before starting any physical activity after giving birth and start exercising after he gives you the green light.
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