7 Ways to Make Post-Baby Exercising Easy

Ready to jump back in? These simple tips from trainer Jennifer Tucker Johnson will keep you safe during the transition

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Updated: Wednesday Jan 09, 2013 | 01:30 PM EST By: Shanelle Rein-Olowokere

TAKE BABY STEPS

You want to start rebuilding your abs and pelvic floor soon after delivery, so try to incorporate belly breathing and Kegels into your daily routine as soon as you feel ready – they're safe and effective. But make sure to listen to your body. After baby, it can be tempting to go overboard. Pain, bleeding or urine leakage are all signs that your body is not ready for that activity.