Walking is one of the few exercises for postnatal women that all the experts agree on. It is like the holy grail of postnatal fitness. All bow for the mighty power of walking!!
Did you notice the sarcasm there? Let me clarify. I agree wholeheartedly that walking is an essential exercise for not only postnatal women but human beings generally. It has many benefits (see below) and most of us need to do more of it. But, chances are you are talking the same route at the same pace and expecting improved results. If we want to see lasting benefits we need to mix it up so that our bodies continue to adapt. It is not simply enough to go for a walk.
Check out our top 5 tips for effective walking workouts and let us know if you see a difference in your results.
Benefits of Walking
5 Tips for Effective Walking
The walking workout below will take you between 15-20mins to complete. The exercises don't have to be done in this order.
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