No one expects a new mom to hit the gym right away, but Kirsch suggests you start taking easy walks as soon as you're able. Read more details below.When Should You Start Moving?
Kirsch actually suggests starting the day after you have the baby, as soon as the hospital staff encourages you to get up and move around the room. From there, new moms should walk every day, starting at a slow, gentle pace the day after giving birth. “For the first few weeks, you want to focus on stretching, walking and light yoga. Usually after 4-6 weeks (with doctor’s approval) you can begin to use machines for cardio and light weights,” he says.Read MoreLess