Breastfeeding Personal Trainer Pioneers 'Breastercising'
As mom of six, Sharny Kieser knows a thing or two about multitasking. And as personal trainer, she knows a thing or two about exercising. So while her latest Facebook photo went viral, it’s really nothing out of the ordinary for this active mom.
“I caught Sharny multitasking today. In public. #breastercising,” her husband, personal traininer Julius Kieser, wrote on Facebook.
All jokes aside, Kieser makes a serious point in his post, supporting a mom’s right to nurse wherever she needs to.
“I don’t get the whole breastfeeding in public problem. It’s not disgusting at all. If anything it can be awkward when making eye contact. And of course we’re going to look, it’s a (straight) male instinct. We will try everything not to, but for a brief split second our eyes trick us and look down.”
In spite of this support, and the support of most Facebook commenters, Sharny has caught some flack for lactating and lunging.
“I honestly don’t understand why it’s necessary to exercise while breastfeeding? Is it even comfortable? Can you concentrate on doing the exercise properly?” one users asks.
To the critics who flagged it as dangerous, Sharny had this response: