5 Tips to Make Post-Baby Exercise a Success

From simple yoga moves you can do at home to getting a good night's sleep, fitness trainer Kristin McGee shares ways to ease back into shape

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Updated: Tuesday Feb 19, 2013 | 04:00 PM EST By: Shanelle Rein-Olowokere

TAKE IT SLOW

Once your doctor gives you the green light to start working out again, you'll want to choose exercises that are easy on your body, like yoga. For example, hold your newborn in front of you with your feet hip-width apart, then sit back in an imaginary chair and then stand and lift your baby high in the air. Not only will they love it, but you'll also work your legs at the same time.