When your doctor gives you the green light to workout, where should you start?
Most women are anxious and ready to lose the baby weight and feel confident again after spending about a year sacrificing their bodies for someone else.
But what our doctors may fail to tell us is that we aren't ready to jump back in to the type of exercise that we may have done prior to pregnancy.
Our body needs the proper time and considerations to heal and reconnect before we dive back into exercise like we did prior to pregnancy.
Unfortunately, most fitness programs don't consider us moms who have undergone this amazing body transformation of creating, delivering and now caring for a little human! Diastasis recti, pelvic pain, prolapse or leaking can be common issues you're dealing with after having a baby and not many fitness programs are designed to help fix those issues.
That's why this program was created!
Your body has undergone pregnancy, delivery, and recovery and you're now ready to rebuild it the healthy way!
Every Mom Should Be Strong
Being strong and feeling your best not only boosts your confidence as you rock your jeans, but it also makes motherhood more enjoyable!
Your core is the basis of your strength, and unfortunately there aren't many fitness programs that consider postpartum moms to begin exercising safely. Transforming your mom bod begins at the core, reconnecting these muscles to work for you instead of against you - aka: lose the mom pooch and jump without leaking!
The fitness and food requirements of a mom is unique.
We are giving all of ourselves every day. We manage sleepless nights and early mornings. We sacrifice our time and energy for these little ones who have taken up our hearts. We need fitness and fat loss to be simple and to support healthy hormones and metabolism.
Let me show you the steps for a stronger post-baby body!
Strong Mom Bod Method Program Details
This online training and coaching program walks you through every step you need to take to rebuild a strong foundation in both food and fitness.
Here's a quick program overview:
The online training program is 12 weeks long, implementing one simple step each week in a way that works for your schedule and lifestyle.
You will have lifetime access to the membership site which houses all content, learning lessons, workouts, worksheets and action steps.
The first phase of the program focuses on fitness.
Training begins with core rehab to make sure your deep core and pelvic floor are strong, coordinated and functional.
Support is available whether you've had a vaginal or C section delivery. For C section moms there are specific implications of the scar and scar tissue you will gain support with.
Once your core is functioning properly you will incorporate full body strength training with quick and effective workouts you can do at home.
You'll be given a 5 week workout plan to continue with for the duration of the program. Every exercise in every workout is linked to a video to provide direction with form and breathing cues.
The second phase of the program focuses on healthy eating for fat loss and muscle gain.
You'll use systems such as meal planning to set yourself up with a routine to stay consistent and take the stress out of cooking.
You'll be given a simple macronutrient blueprint as your guide to balanced meals, and tools to adjust your eating safely to meet your needs if you are a nursing mom.
No tracking or counting your food is required, but you'll receive my support if that's something you want to do.
The focus will be on taking progress towards quality food while using the macro blueprint to ensure you reach your goals even if there are limitations in food options or preferences. AKA: you don't have to love veggies in order to reach your goals 😉
Throughout the entire 12 weeks you will have access to a private Facebook group for my personal support where you can ask questions, get feedback or suggestions and share your wins and successes!
Q: I don't have a lot of extra time for myself, how much time is required each week?
A: Limited time is the number one struggle moms everywhere have in common. And that's exactly why this program has been designed the way it is! Programs that require food tracking or calorie counting in fancy apps or food journals usually don't work for us busy moms. I've tracked my food before and I just don't have that kind of time. None of that is needed here! In fact, there's no restrictions or special diet rules you need to follow. I've simplified macros for you so that there's little thinking to do.
With the workouts, they are set up to where you can start and stop as needed for when baby wakes up earlier than expected or when any other interruptions happen. I always tell my clients to commit to 5 minutes; if you are able to do more than 5 minutes, great! If you can do 5 minutes or maybe less, great! The workouts are simple enough and effective enough that they don't require very much time at all.
Q: What if I am doing another fitness program, can I still do this one?
A: In my opinion, every postpartum mom, no matter how many weeks or years she may be in her postpartum journey, should go through a postpartum-specific training program like this to ensure her core is ready for further exercise.
The core rehab you will receive in this program will set you up to be a better runner, CrossFitter, weight lifter, or Zumba class participant. Whatever it is you want to do in your fitness journey should first begin with a strong foundation of core function and strength. This program will set you up to make whatever program that comes next that much more effective!
Q: What equipment is required for the workouts?
A: No equipment is required, but I highly suggest one pair of dumbbells or a light to medium weight resistance band. If you don't have access to equipment, household items like cans, water bottles or milk jugs can do the trick! Fitness doesn't have to be expensive.
Q: My family and I are picky eaters, will I need to cook specialty foods that I may not like?
A: Not at all! Your healthy eating journey is yours. You will go at your own pace, eating the foods you currently enjoy but willing to have an open mind to trying new things within your comfort zone. There is no pressure from me to eat certain foods or avoid certain foods, you will only be encouraged to make progress.
Q: What if I decide this program isn't right for me?
A: It is very important to me that you come into this program committed to this journey, to show up for yourself and to implement the steps to the best of your ability. This is why it is required to fill out the interest form before enrollment so that we both can feel confident this is the right program to meet your goals. With that said, if you still find this program isn't for you after enrolling there is a 70% refund available for the first 14 days of the program.