10 Must-Have Items to Get You Up and Running Postpartum

Every new mama knows how hard it can be to take care of yourself. Gear up for a better postpartum workout with a few essentials.

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Go-Anywhere Stroller

Thule

Go-Anywhere Stroller

Any old stroller will work to tool around the shopping mall, but if you're looking to truly get out and active, you need all-terrain wheels like the Thule Glide. This high-performance stroller is easy to push while running almost anywhere. ($399.95, Thule.com)

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Supreme Postpartum Support

Northface

Supreme Postpartum Support

You definitely need some good support right now. Fortunately, the North Face Stow-N-Go Bra offers the benefits of both ventilation and modesty all in one super-supportive bra—along with a second layer to allow you to carry cards, cash or whatever else you need in your bra discreetly. ($45, www.thenorthface.com )

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Wear Everywhere Shades

Smith Optics

Wear Everywhere Shades

Getting out and about for some fresh air is key. That's where the Smith Founder Slim sunglasses come in. Not only are they offered with the amazing ChromaPop polarized lenses, you can get them with your prescription—because who wants to wear contacts when you've been up all night with baby? ($169 without prescription, www.smithoptics.com )

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Hit the Ground Running

Hoka One One

Hit the Ground Running

A solid pair of walking or running shoes is essential to keep you motivated to stay active. The Hoka One One Clayton is the perfect option, thanks to their super-cushioned midsoles and lightweight construction. ($130, www.hokaoneone.com)

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Therapeutic Yoga Mats

Grippz Mats

Therapeutic Yoga Mats

Grippz Mats are a twist on the traditional yoga mat. With its ergonomically designed knobs, it triggers acupressure points on your hands and feet. ($89, www.grippzmats.com)

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A Fashionable Tracker

Bellabeat

A Fashionable Tracker

The first health tracker built just for women, the Bellabeat LEAF will inspire and motivate you with activity tracking, app-connected guided meditation, sleep diagnostics and even menstrual cycle tracking (once your period makes its return). ($119-$199, www.bellabeat.com)

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No-Hassle Audio

Jam Audio

No-Hassle Audio

Whether you're out walking the little one or simply looking for a moment to yourself, the Jam Transit Wireless Earbuds are a great accessory to have on hand. These Bluetooth headphones are lightweight and comfortable to take on the go. ($23.99, www.jamaudio.com)

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Get Your Zen On

Headspace

Get Your Zen On

Learning to settle your mind can be important to your health and wellness in those stressful first days with a new baby. Headspace offers a whole host of guided meditations to help you feel calm, cool and collected. ($7.99/month for 12 months, www.headspace.com)

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Myzenhome Triangular Lounger Yoga Meditation Cushion

Myzenhome Triangular Lounger Yoga Meditation Cushion

To accompany your Headspace subscription, you need a comfortable place to sit. The Myzenhome Triangular Lounger Yoga Meditation Cushion is the perfect solution for experienced meditators and novices alike. ($194.95, www.yogaoutlet.com )

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Nomva Probiotic Smoothies

Nomva Probiotic Smoothies

Nomva probiotic smoothies are the perfect postpartum (and post-workout) snack. Not only are they healthy and tasty, they come in a convenient pouch so you only need one hand to take it down. ($57.99 for 16 pouches, www.livenomva.com)

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