How to Exercise When You're Expecting: For the 9 Months of Pregnancy and the 5 Months It Takes to Get Your Best Body Back

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A simple, easy-to-follow guide for staying fit while pregnant and shedding the post-baby pounds after!

Being a mom is the toughest job in the world. It's difficult to take time for yourself. Now, in How to Exercise When You're Expecting, even the busiest moms can learn how to stay strong and fit during their pregnancy and lose the post-baby weight after. Lindsay Brin, a women's fitness expert and creator of #1 bestselling Moms Into Fitness DVD ...

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How to Exercise When You're Expecting: For the 9 Months of Pregnancy and the 5 Months It Takes to Get Your Best Body Back

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Overview

A simple, easy-to-follow guide for staying fit while pregnant and shedding the post-baby pounds after!

Being a mom is the toughest job in the world. It's difficult to take time for yourself. Now, in How to Exercise When You're Expecting, even the busiest moms can learn how to stay strong and fit during their pregnancy and lose the post-baby weight after. Lindsay Brin, a women's fitness expert and creator of #1 bestselling Moms Into Fitness DVD series, shares insider tips to:

? Understanding and tackling food cravings
? Exercises that are safe to perform during different stages of pregnancy
? Preparing for labor through relaxation and yoga techniques
? How your body and metabolism changes after childbirth
? Keeping fitness and nutrition a priority when time is scarce

Battle-tested through Lindsay's own pregnancies, How to Exercise When You're Expecting offers a before, during, and after guide that will get moms back in pre-baby shape-or better.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452296855
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/29/2011
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 224,902
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lindsay Brin, CPT, BSE, lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

Part I Pregnancy

1 What to Expect When You're Exercising 3

2 Pregnancy and Nutrition 101 26

3 Additional Nutrition Issues 53

4 Pregnancy and Exercise 101 72

5 First Trimester Exercise Plan 89

First Trimester Express Workout 93

6 Second Trimester Exercise Plan 118

Second Trimester Express Workout 138

7 Third Trimester Exercise Plan 149

Third Trimester Express Workout 165

Part II Post-Pregnancy

8 Getting Your Body Back: A Quick Rundown on Nutrition 183

9 Getting Your Body Back: Getting to the Core Issues 201

Phase 2 Express Workout 221

Phase 3 Express Workout 231

Phase 4 Express Workout 237

Part III Lifestyle

10 Starved for Sleep, but Time for Exercise 243

11 Kicking It into Gear: Nutrition in 5-4-3-2-1 and the Stroller 10 255

Stroller 10 Express Workout 279

Conclusion 290

Appendix A Sample 7-Day Menu for Part III 291

Appendix B Sample Recipes 295

Notes and Sources 305

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