GMA-7 actress Jennylyn Mercado is back to her fitness routine just a little over a month after her cesarean birth.
On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, the Kapuso actress took to Instagram to share photos from her first Pilates session after giving birth to her baby girl.
Her caption, "Postpartum fitness isn’t easy but we’ll make it through! [emoji]"
According to her Pilates and Yoya instructor Kenneth Sicat, the aim is to exercise Jennylyn's joints and improve her overall posture.
The fitness instructor wrote on Instagram, "Strong Mama, Post-Natal Pilates with @mercadojenny. Our focus is a lot of mobility in the joints and spine.
"Also gradual re-gaining of strength, flexibility and activating of posture muscles.
"Postpartum fitness isn’t easy but we’ll make it through! [emoji] #1monthpostpartum #postpartumpilates #1stday @pilateswithkit"
Meanwhile, Jennylyn's friends cheered her on in their comments to her post.
Her Starstruck batchmate Yasmien Kurdi wrote, "Go Jen [fire emoji]"
So did comedienne Lovely Abella, "Go te [fire emojis]"
Film producer/entrepreneur Rina Navarro wrote, "You can do it [emoji]"
Jennylyn first vlogged about giving birth to a baby girl on May 1, 2022, on YouTube channel.
In a vlog uploaded on November 15, 2022, Jennylyn and Dennis happily announced they were having a baby girl.
The baby’s gender reveal took place right after the Kapuso couple’s civil wedding ceremony at TGIS Studio in Quezon City.
Both Jennylyn and Dennis have kids from previous relationships. Alex Jazz is Jennylyn's 13-year-old son with actor Patrick Garcia. Calix, on the other hand, is Dennis’ 13-year-old son with former beauty queen Carlene Aguilar.