Mums Shape Up

Mums Shape Up

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Mums Shape Up - Book

By Lisa Westlake

Shape up and feel fantastic with this step-by-step guide to postnatal recovery and returning to fitness.

Safe and easy postnatal exercises for recovery and a return to fitness.

More than 100 exercises and specific programs for new mums of all fitness levels.

Written by Lisa Westlake, Australia's highly awarded fitness expert, with photography by Bronwyn Kidd.

The companion volume to Exercising for Two, this comprehensive guide to postnatal recovery shows you how to get back in shape while avoiding problems caused by going too hard, too fast, too soon. Drawing on Lisa Westlake's popular postnatal exercise classes and more than twenty years' experience of working as a fitness instructor and physiotherapist, this easy-to-use book covers the vast range of exercise options avalable to you as a new mum wanting to regain your strength and pre-baby body as well as providing helpful physio and lifestyle hints.

Look after yourself and your baby during this precious time with advice about:

  • Realistic goals and time frames
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Posture, core and pelvic floor
  • Cardiovascular exercise
  • Water fitness
  • Gym workouts
  • Strengthening and toning
  • Working out with your baby
  • Stroller fitness
  • Stretching
  • Relaxation
  • Exercise programs to suit all stages and fitness levels

Paperback, 192 pages.