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Dialogue on the post-pregnancy body image is mostly about stretch marks and obesity, but America Ferrera struggles to accept anything else : the loss of her strength. In an Interview for Health In the December issue of Ferrera, she spoke of how she feels about her body six months after the birth of her son Baz.
While she says that she admires her body's ability to do new things – such as breastfeeding – she misses other skills she has lost. (Related: Why this fitness influencer accepts that her body did not recover seven months after pregnancy)
"There are parts that I love, and also parts that are a great challenge," [the Actress and Producer of Superstore said to the magazine: "I feel like I feel like I'm strong again in my body, I did not train as much as I imagined during my pregnancy. When I got pregnant I was in triathlon, I had so much on my plate and I had to give something. "
ICYMI, Ferrera found a new love for fitness and nature after training for her first triathlon two years ago. The discovery of what her body can do has changed her body image. "I did not train to change my body or lose weight, but after that I felt differently about my body," she said before Shape . "I became very thankful for my health and what my body does for me." (Related: This video by America Ferrera makes you boxing)
Although Ferrera was a gradual process, he emphasized that In a series of Instagram stories, she revealed that she chose Hot Yoga as her first postpartum workout and that she needed a "SHIT TON of gratitude" for her "amazing body" to bring her through class, According to Romper
Although she is not as physically fit as she was before pregnancy, her determination remains strong: a few weeks after giving birth she tried to adhere to the family's newly announced separation policy fight. "It was a relief to know that I was not changed at my core … In a sense, after [Baz] everything has become more important," she said Health . Given this commitment, achieving their physical strength goals may not be that far off.