Today is all about the booty!
I don’t know about you, but when I get pregnant the booty is the first to change for me! I swear, it’s like the minute I get a positive test the booty starts to grow. Sometimes it’s hard to tell where I show faster – in the booty or the belly. 🙂
Having gone through the pregnancy and postpartum cycle once already I also know that the booty tends to lose it’s lift while breastfeeding and recovering, so today’s workout is dedicated to building and maintaining strength in your backside so that you can stay strong and “lifted” throughout your 9 months.
Building a strong booty is not just for aesthetic reasons. As I mentioned in my earlier post about building a strong core during pregnancy, the gluts (short for gluteus maximus, gluteus minimus and gluteus medius) play an important role in avoiding back pain, hip pain, sciatica and other discomforts that arise during pregnancy. They also play an important role in labor and delivery.
Giving birth requires strength and stamina much like a marathon. So why not do everything you can to set yourself up for a strong, healthy experience?
I hope you enjoy today’s workout. 🙂
Prenatal Pilates Booty Lift
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Question: what’s the first part of your body you noticed changing when you got pregnant? Let’s talk about it in the comments. 🙂