5 Effective Tips to Lose Weight After Pregnancy (Video)

  1. Breastfeed your baby
    • Your body burns around 300-500 extra calories each day to produce milk.
    • This is equivalent to a 45-60 minute intense workout session.
  2. Monitor your calorie intake:
    • Use a mobile calorie tracking app
    • Maintain a food diary
  3. Avoid added sugar and refined carbs: They are high in calories and can increase weight. Popular sources of added sugars include:
    • Biscuits, Cakes, Pastries
    • White flour
    • Fruit juice, Sugary drinks
    • Any refined sugar

Reduce your sugar intake by avoiding processed foods and sticking to fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, fish, eggs, nuts, yogurt

  1. Do cardio exercises: Moving your body can help you burn extra calories. Do cardio such as:
    • Walking
    • Jogging
    • Running
    • Cycling
    • Interval training
  2. Include protein in your diet:
    • Decrease appetite
    • Boost metabolism
    • Reduce calorie intake
  3. Healthy sources of protein include:
    • Eggs
    • Lean meats
    • Low mercury fish
    • Legumes
    • Dairy products
    • Nuts and seeds

Keep your goals realistic. Eat healthy, nutritious food. Do Pregnancy friendly exercise regularly. Stay hydrated and rest.

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