Sarah Michelle Gellar does pre-natal Pilates

Filed under: Pilates News — Cathy on July 20, 2009

32 year old celebrity Sarah Michelle Gellar is keeping in great shape during her pregnancy using Pilates.

The former Buffy star was seen leaving her Pilates class in LA last Thursday (16th July) showing her blossoming baby bump as she then went for a summer stroll.

Gellar is expecting her first child to husband and fellow actor Freddie Prinze Jr later this year. The two met when they filmed I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997 and married in 2002 in Mexico.

Gellar’s new film Veronika Decides to Die is due out later this year. In the meantime, Gellar is taking regular Pilates classes in Pilates classes pilates classes Pilates classes to keep in good shape.

Pilates is one of the best exercises you can do, both pre and post natal, because of how it strengthens the core muscles. If you are pregnant and have never done Pilates before, it is important to ensure you find a properly qualified Pilates instructor. Using Pilates to strengthen the core, abdominal muscles helps to also work in tandem with the Kegel or pelvic floor muscles, which can result in a more comfortable pregnancy and arguably more importantly, delivery. As demonstrated by Sarah Michelle Gellar, post natal Pilates is great for helping new mums get back into shape.

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