Hey, My name is Nicole and I’m a mama to two kiddos! I want to talk to you about working out during pregnancy and my experience using the postpartum exercise program, MUTU System.
Working out during pregnancy the first time around wasn’t that high of a priority for me. I thought once I had my baby I could just start back up again and be okay.
Well, I wasn’t okay. I had a lot of instability in my core due to a large diastasis recti, I peed when I sneezed or tried to do higher impact exercises like jumping, and my back was hurting more than it ever had before.
The hardest part though was not understanding if any of it was actually just ‘normal’ or if there was something not quite right. I felt confused, defeated, and self-conscious.
I felt so out of place in my own body.
Luckily I found and started MUTU System 12 weeks after my first pregnancy, completed it and felt confident and fully healed about a year later. Finding MUTU gave me the answers, guidance, and hope I desperately needed.
When I became pregnant with my 2nd child a few years after that I knew working out during pregnancy should be a priority and that MUTU System was what I wanted to use throughout my pregnancy, and I am so glad I did.
I felt so much more confident during my second pregnancy having MUTU System as my guide.
Having learned all I did through MUTU System after having my first baby, during my second pregnancy I felt so much more in control and relaxed in my body.
I felt I could trust in myself and trust my body. I didn’t do the program perfectly throughout my 2nd pregnancy (because, life! And a toddler in tow!) but doing my best with it made all the difference.
I really struggle with postpartum anxiety and depression during the first months postpartum and having the MUTU Core to help me slow down, breath, and focus inward was really helpful.
I found I had so much more patience with my physical recovery and appearance during my second postpartum recovery because of what MUTU helped me learn and love about my body.
I found I could give myself more patience and acceptance as I healed.