MUMS SHAPE UP includes simple instructions, beautiful images and clear explanations of safe, sensible exercise options for new mothers.
The companion volume to EXERCISING FOR TWO, this book guides women through early postnatal recovery, helping them to slowly recommence activity without causing problems that can be associated with inappropriate choices or going too hard too fast too soon. In full colour, this easy-to-use and accessible book explores the vast range of exercise options available for mums to get back in shape as well as providing helpful physio and lifestyle hints for looking after mother and baby during this precious time.
About The Author
Lisa Westlake is a women s health physiotherapist with over 20 years' experience as a fitness instructor, and international health and fitness presenter. She is a mother of 2 and has run pre- and postnatal fitness classes since 1992. Lisa lectures at Monash and Melbourne universities school of physiotherapy and also in the postgraduate course, Exercise for Women. She is a regular presenter on ABC Radio talkback Saturday morning with Hilary Harper and Overnights with Trevor Chappel. She also presents a health and fitness segment on Foxtel s Living Life Now. She has written Strong to the Core and Strong and Stable (ABC books) both of which are widely distributed in Australia and overseas. Strong to the Core was an ABC bestseller and has sold over 100,000 copies across US and ANZ editions. Most importantly, Lisa has a passion for helping women reap the benefits of safe and effective exercise in the most important year of your life.
'A welcome addition to literature available for new parents.' [Launceston Examiner]
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 28th December 2011
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 16.8 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.41