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2 months postpartum. Kettlebells after pregnancy

Today is Lyla's 2 month birthday. I can't believe it has already been 2 months. She is getting so big.
I'm even starting to feel like a real person again. Here is my quick workout that I did today.

KB Push-ups 6 x 3
Lat Pull down 60lb 8 x 3
Single Front Squat 26lb 5 x 3 each side

1 minute rest at the end and repeated 3 times

Hanging Leg Raises 15 x 2
Windmill 26lb 2 x 2
Waiter Walk 26lb 30sec x 2

Repeated 2 times

Plank Hold 60 seconds (core was already tired from hanging leg raises, so barely made it for this one)



Anonymous said…
Happy 2 month birthday to Lyla! my core would be tired from 1 hanging leg raise..rock on Lauren!
Anonymous said…
Happy 2 month birthday to Lyla! my core would be tired from 1 hanging leg raise..rock on Lauren!

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