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Exercising After C-Section: How to Train Clients Safely

In the United States, 85 percent of women will get pregnant in their lifetime (and that number is higher in other countries). While the majority of women will have vaginal births, about 32 percent will have C-sections. And the percentage of women who have C-sections continues to increase, both in the United States and around […]

3 Myths About C-Sections That Are Hurting Moms

C-section births are extremely common in many developed countries. In fact, in 2015, 32 percent of babies in the United States were born via Cesarean delivery [1]. This accounts for well over a million births. What is astounding about this fact is that, in the majority of cases, moms are only given minimal information about […]

Exercises to Avoid After a C-Section

As a new mom, adjusting to life with your new responsibilities and new schedules, you may be itching to start (or get back into) a fitness routine to carve out some me-time and reap the benefits of exercise. After having a C-section, there are definitely some very effective exercises and workouts you can do. However, […]

How to Work Out After A C-Section

If you’ve had one or multiple C-sections, or perhaps you have an upcoming scheduled Caesarian, you might be wondering how to safely return to exercise after such a surgery. You might be wondering what exercises and what type of workouts are most effective to help you feel strong, stable, and more like yourself again. Strength […]

Returning To Exercise After A C-Section

I’ll be honest. Talking about C-sections makes me kind of angry. Not at all because of the C-section itself (thanks, doc!), but because of the atrocious lack of education and resources for women post-surgery. If you’re lucky, you might be told not to lift anything, not to drive, and not to exercise for six weeks. […]