• Part I. Plan for a Strong Pregnancy
Chapter 1. Strong Is the New Skinny
Chapter 2. Three Plus One Total Body Fitness
Chapter 3. Mama Knows Best
• Part II. Prepare for Birth and Beyond
Chapter 4. First Trimester: Increase Endurance
Chapter 5. Second Trimester: Build Strength
Chapter 6. Third Trimester: Prepare to Push
Chapter 7. Happy Birth Day!
• Part III. Practices for Recovery and Results
Chapter 8. New Mama Recovery Workout
Chapter 9. Mommy and Me
Chapter 10. Belly Blaster Series
Chapter 11. Self-Care for Moms
Chapter 12. Insights for Moms Over 40
Feel confident and capable as a mom-to-be with Your Strong, Sexy Pregnancy: A Yoga and Fitness Plan. Desi Bartlett, founder of the popular Mothers Into Living Fit program, guides you through your pregnancy. You will feel great in your own body, have the strength to deliver your baby, and recover quickly.
With the 3 + 1 Total Body Fitness philosophy, Bartlett combines yoga, resistance training, cardiovascular training, and nutrition. The emphasis on yoga improves posture, increases flexibility, and relieves low back pain and tension throughout your body. You’ll discover the techniques to nurture your mental well-being, allowing you to manage the emotional highs and lows of pregnancy and motherhood. You’ll find a plan for each stage of pregnancy and postpartum recovery, as well as the following:
• Over 100 exercises and yoga poses with appropriate safety guidelines
• 16 ready-to-use practices for various stages of pregnancy
• Desi’s quick tips and advice, including features like Mommy Move, Information No One Tells You, Love-Your-Baby Visualization, and Fun Foods
A truly fit, confident mom is created from the inside out. Let Your Strong, Sexy Pregnancy teach you how to prioritize your health and happiness, Cultivate your inner power and be a fierce, strong, sexy mom!
CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Your Strong, Sexy Pregnancy Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Your Strong, Sexy Pregnancy With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.
Pregnant women, women who have recently been pregnant, and fitness professionals who coach pregnant clients.