It escapes no one all these stars who some time after giving birth, find a perfect body. She shows off with very sexy outfits as if the pregnancy period were a formality. However, there are many women who cannot shed the extra pounds gained during pregnancy. So, they wonder if celebrities drink from the fountain of youth to be so toned. Of course, this situation is annoying but the stars do not have a magic potion to shed the pounds. They follow programs and specialist courses to find a dream body as quickly as possible.
Start the fight against the pounds earlier
The first thing you will be told is that you should not rush after childbirth. It is totally true. You should not lose too much weight at once or you risk putting your health at risk. This does not mean that we must remain idle. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to shed those pounds. It will be even more complicated to shed this weight if another pregnancy occurs.
You should know that the process of losing weight begins on the day you give birth. Indeed, between the baby, the placenta and the amniotic fluid, you will lose between 5 and 8 kilos. Then the weight loss continues after childbirth, during breastfeeding. The body eliminates accumulated fat to produce breast milk. Even if you are not breastfeeding, the body naturally reduces fat.
The truth is, some women lose pregnancy pounds more easily than others. According to doctors, it depends on the metabolism of each person. Another factor that comes into play is the age of the woman. Women under 30 are more likely to lose weight. On the other hand, it is always more difficult for the over 40s.
Should we go on a diet after pregnancy?
The answer is clear: no diet right after pregnancy. This is strongly discouraged because your body is drained of its strength. In addition, it should be remembered that breastfeeding will still draw on energy reserves. The body therefore needs reserves, which will take away from a post-pregnancy diet. You are putting your health and that of your baby at risk by adopting such a method.
Therefore, it is recommended to adopt a balanced diet. You must include in each of your meals, vegetables and starches. You also need a sufficient protein intake. However, you should reduce the consumption of sugar and saturated fatty acids found in cookies, candy bars and fried foods.
The role of physical activity
To have a toned body, the stars join the diet followed and balanced regular physical activity. This aims to increase body muscle mass without running the risk of gaining weight superfluous. Resumption of sport is done after rehabilitation of the perineum and when the doctor has given his consent.