Welcome to the first video in the FitFourth Postpartum Plan.
In Video 1, we begin setting the foundation for movement with breath work and connection to the pelvic floor. These important concepts will carry over in to future strength programs and lessons in this video series.
This class is bodyweight-friendly (yoga mat recommended).
breathing techniques in various positions
getting up from the floor
how to hold your baby
3 breaths together
lunge to stand
Video 2 brings awareness to two common postpartum opportunities: healing the core and pelvic floor together. You'll learn how these areas are connected and why healing as one unit is possible and preferable through instruction and movement practice.
Video 3 dives in to the hamstrings and glutes. Over-lengthened and weak hamstrings can happen naturally from the changes in posture due to carrying a baby and can linger after birth. Learning ways to strengthen the hamstrings and glutes with bodyweight movements before taking on running or other ...
Video 4 focuses on the inner thighs and mid back. A tight and/or stretched mid back due to lack of abdominal support can cause low back pain and discomfort; the inner thighs can become weak/tight from supporting a baby. Learn how to strengthen these areas to alleviate tightness and improve overal...