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This is one of the easiest-to-follow training guides for pregnancy and beyond that I’ve ever seen. I love that you can take it with you and use
it anywhere. No excuses!
— Denise Brodey, Editor-in-Chief, FITNESS magazine

Prenatal & Postpartum Training Fan

The Prenatal & Postpartum Training Fan by Annette Lang is a comprehensive resource for prenatal or postpartum women already cleared by their health care provider for participation in a fitness program. Featuring two full-body strength workouts, the first has nine exercises that are simple, isolated moves. The second workout has six exercises that require integrating movement by using multiple muscle groups at the same time. With a focus on core stability and pelvic integrity, each exercise has both a simplified and advanced variation as well as second- and third-trimester modifications. 

The Prenatal & Postpartum Fan offers step-by-step illustrated instructions, including:

  • Q & A addressing common concerns
  • How to modify exercise from trimester to trimester
  • The best cardio exercises for prenatal women
  • How to properly strengthen abs—before, during and after pregnancy
  • Stretches for muscles that can get tight during pregnancy
  • When it’s safe to get started with exercise after delivery
  • How to get back into shape and lose weight after pregnancy

About the Author Annette Lang has been a prominent figure in the fitness industry since 1983, working in many capacities, from health club sales to management and education. In 2000, after working with the Equinox Fitness Training Institute and Reebok University, Annette began developing and teaching the education programs for personal trainers that she now conducts in the US and abroad. She regularly presents conferences including IHRSA, Perform Better, DCAC, Club Industry, AFPA, and TSI, and has worked with industry leaders such as NY Sports, Crunch, New York Health & Racquet Club, Bally Total Fitness and Wellbridge. Annette has a master's degree in health education from the University of Florida, and is certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and American Council on Exercise. She has a personal training practice in New York City and is a contributor to www.ptonthenet.com.