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My Favorite Exercise Attire for C-Section Recovery

For me, giving birth via C-section was truly an unexpected experience. Five months later, I am doing all I can to recover physically from such a physically demanding delivery. Today, I’m excited to share more about my recovery experience, alongside my favorite exercise attire from adidas.

Many women receive approval to begin exercising 6 weeks following a C-section. I received approval about 8 weeks following — but still didn’t feel comfortable enough to begin exercising. Instead, I began my physical therapy journey, which has helped me to gain core strength and slowly begin exercising in more challenging ways bit by bit.

Now, 5 months later, I’ve begun riding my Peloton, and I feel more capable of moving freely — which is so exciting! Here is my current favorite exercise attire from adidas — comfortable, versatile, and high-quality attire I truly value.

adidas Power Aeroready Crop Cover-Up Sweatshirt

This crop cover-up sweatshirt from adidas is lightweight, breezy, and comfortable to wear. I especially love the loose fit and disconnected sleeves, because right now, comfort is key. (Explore even more adidas women’s hoodies here!)

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adidas Yoga Essentials Studio Light Support Nursing Bra

This Yoga Essentials Studio Light Support Nursing Bra by adidas is comfortable, lightweight, and versatile. Having a sports bra and nursing bra in one is something I really value, especially during my breastfeeding journey.

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adidas Yoga 7/8 Leggings (Maternity)

These 7/8 Leggings are soft, comfortable, and make movement easier during postpartum. I love how perfectly they can transition from athletic apparel to loungewear.

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The products featured and linked above were generously gifted by adidas. Thank you, adidas!

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