These exercises should only be done with the permission of your health care practitioner
Target: Inner thighs
Bridge with small ball squeezes 1-3 sets of 15-20
Step 1: Lie on your back, your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
Step 2: Place a small ball between your knees.
Step 3: Raise your hips as high as you can and squeeze the ball between your knees, keeping your glutes and suck your navel towards your spine hold for 5-10 seconds.
Target: Outer thighs
Outer thigh circles
Step 1: Lie on your side one leg stacked on top of the other, resting your head up on your arm
Step 2: Slowly lift your top leg as high as you can, slowly lower your leg half way and do 1 mini circle, then lower your leg back into the starting position.
REPEAT 1-3 SETS OF 15-20
Target: Love handles
Stand with your feet hip-width apart, holding baby in your arms.
Slowly rock off your one foot as you twist your upper body to the side.
Slowly, in a gentle, controlled motion, rock baby in your arms from side to side.
Keep your abs tight and your back straight throughout the exercise.
REPEAT 1-3 SETS OF 15
Target: Core muscles / tummy toner
PILATES ROLL UP
Step: 1 Lie on your back with your legs straight and arms extended above your head
Step: 2 Bring arms forward, tilt your chin down on your chest, and slowly curl your upper body up, reaching hands to toes.
Repeat 1-3 sets of 10-12
Target: Lower tummy
Step: 1 Lie flat on your back
Step: 2 Squeeze in your pelvic floor muscles as you breathe out
Step: 3 Pull your belly button up and in at the same time.
Try to hold the squeeze for 10 seconds, without holding your breath.
Repeat 1-2 sets of 10-12
Start each exercise slowly with one set if you experience any pain or discomfort stop immediately, you are doing too much too soon. Wait another week then try again.
Good Luck and Enjoy!