7 Postpartum Fitness Tips for Service Members


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Congratulations on the new addition to your family and welcome to motherhood. Your body has been through something amazing and you may not feel comfortable in your postpartum body. That's perfectly normal. As a new mother, you need to take care of your baby, but it's also important to take care of yourself. When it comes to getting back into shape, pace yourself and follow your doctor's orders.

Life with a new baby might mean getting a little creative with your workout, but you can still find ways to reach your fitness goals. After all, your body did grow a human, which basically makes you a superhero, as far as we're concerned. You probably already know, a healthy diet and regular physical fitness are keys to healthy weight and meeting military fitness standards. But, here are seven more tips to help you embrace fitness after a pregnancy:

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