Did you know that crunches actually aren’t the best exercise to get a stronger core?
And they’re definitely not something I recommend for most moms – especially new moms.
So what exercises should you do to get a stronger core?
There are actually so many great options out there beyond the traditional core exercises.
Like these 3 moves. These are great for moms because they’ll help you develop more strength in your core and they also mimic movements that you’re already doing on a daily basis. That means you’ll have more strength to keep up with the demands of motherhood.
All you need is a dumbbell, heavy ball, or even a small backpack with something in it (like a couple soup cans or a bag of rice).
Go light if you’re newer postpartum and still working on rebuilding your core strength.
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