The #1 post pregnancy exercises for your waistline that you should do are
exercises. You should definitely read our
article which will help teach you the steps to tighten the deep muscles in your stomach
Remember, you cannot spot reduce so if you have excess fat
in the area, the core exercises will only tighten the muscles in your abdomen
possibly reducing the circumference of your waist in the process.
Since your stomach muscles were jus stretched out during
your pregnancy, core exercises should immediately help to bring the normal
tension to your abdominal muscles.
excess body fat is sub-cutaneous (under the skin) and can be measured with a
simple Accu-Measure skinfold caliper, used for estimating your body fat.
Knowing your body fat percentage is important because it
will tell you if your exercise program is accomplishing the desired results.
How long it will take to tone your entire body including
your mid-section will be determined by your body fat percentage and your
You should start an exercise program which includes 30
minutes of continuous aerobic activity such as walking 3-4 days a week at the
very minimum. Resistance training in addition to the core exercises is
always helpful to stimulate your metabolism to help you burn body fat and tone
Most important is probably your diet. Make sure you
consume a healthy, balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean
protein and healthy fats such as small amounts of seeds, nuts, and fatty fish.