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New fitness app offers tailored workouts for mums

A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body confidence by offering a range of specialised workouts.

Research has shown that body confidence issues affect up to 60 per cent of the UK population – with new mums particularly susceptible – and the app is designed to ease women back into fitness. Mums working up a sweat is also good news for youth activity levels, with a recent study finding that a mother’s activity levels have a strong correlation with those of her child.

The MuTu (short for Mummy Tummy) app, from global postnatal fitness brand MuTu System, offers a library of low-impact but high intensity exercises specifically designed for mums’ bodies and lifestyles. Workouts on the app can be combined to create circuit-based home workouts across three increasing levels of intensity and core strength: ‘Rookie Mum’, ‘Toddler Mum’ and ‘School Run Mum’.

Wendy Powell, founder of MuTu, said: “The MuTu App is for mums who have restored their basic strength and core function and are now ready to safely take it to the next level, without heading directly to bootcamp, running or high impact exercise which could compromise their core.”

The app also features a series of ‘Science Workshop’ videos to ensure users know not only when to progress to the next level of the programme, but also how to breathe, squat and engage the core muscles correctly. It includes guidance on pelvic floor physiology and how it relates to intensive exercise, plus danger signs to watch out for and how to check whether the exercises are being carried out correctly.

Having launched on 13 January, the IoS and Android compatible software is available via all major app stores, priced at £5.99.

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