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Guest Blog post:Mum&'s New BFF: How a Personal Trainer Can Help You Crush Postpartum Life!

Today's guest blog post was written by a lovely local mum of two and personal trainer in Bicester, specialising in postpartum exercise, Flavia of HIIT at home.


Guest blog posts will be a regular feature on this blog, written by empowering women and mothers, business women, inspirational parents to share their journeys, inspire, share their experiences and more. Stay tuned for more.


Author: Flavia Kalebic from HIIT At Home.

Well hello there, new mama! Congratulations on your newest bundle of joy! As exciting as it is to have a new little one, let's be real, being a new mum can be tough. Between sleepless nights, constantly changing nappies, and trying to figure out what this tiny human wants, it can feel like you've been thrown into a whole new world. But fear not, because a personal trainer can help you navigate this new chapter of your life with ease (and hopefully a few laughs too).


First things first, let's talk about postpartum. Your body has been through a lot over the past 9 months, and it's important to give it the time and care it needs to recover. A personal trainer can guide you through postpartum exercises that are gentle yet effective in helping your body bounce back. Plus, it can help alleviate some of those pesky aches and pains that come along with caring for a little one.

Speaking of bouncing back, let's address that self-confidence. It's not uncommon for new mums to feel a bit down about their post-baby body. But here's the thing, mama, your body just did something incredible! Instead of focusing on the negatives, let's focus on building that confidence back up. A fitness coach can work with you to set realistic goals and help you achieve them, while also reminding you to celebrate every little victory along the way.


Now, let's talk about the dreaded "L" word...losing weight. While weight loss may be a goal for some new mums, it's important to approach it in a healthy and sustainable way. Crash diets and extreme workouts aren't the answer, especially when you're already exhausted from caring for a little one. A personal trainer can create a tailored workout plan that's challenging yet achievable, all while keeping your energy levels in mind.

Getting fitter and stronger is also important, not just for weight loss, but for overall health and wellbeing. Caring for a baby can be physically demanding, so having a strong and fit body can make a big difference. A PT can create workouts that focus on building strength and endurance, while also being mindful of any postpartum limitations you may have.


Last but not least, a personal trainer can be a great source of support and accountability. They can offer tips and advice on healthy eating habits, stress management techniques, and provide that extra push when you need it most.


So, new mama, whether you're looking to regain your pre-baby body or just need some guidance on how to stay healthy and fit while caring for your little one, a personal trainer can be a game-changer.

Plus, it's a great way to speak to an adult and take a little break from the baby talk (although let's be real, we both know you love talking to your little one).


About the author:

This is a guest post by Flavia Kalebic a mum of two and a certified personal trainer in Bicester. You can learn more about Flavia on her website hiitathome.co.uk and she even offers a completely free 30 minute personal trainer taster session for all new clients!


Contact details:

Flavia@hiitathome.co.uk

07568 578708

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