When Anderson herself ended up with a bun in the oven, Paltrow urged her to make a special routine for pregnant women, and thus the Pregnancy Project was, erm, born. The series comes with nine DVDs, one for each drastically different month of pregnancy. While the regimen takes into account the unusual cravings of expecting women, the exercises make it easier to get back into shape after giving birth.
Aside from advising moms-to-be to find a really "legit" sports bra, Anderson did (surprisingly!) recommend giving in to your body's
Anderson cited Paltrow as a major inspiration behind creating The Pregnancy Project. She even described Paltrow as "magical." However, all this girl crushing wasn't entirely sappy at the launch, as Paltrow pointed out Anderson's initial tough criticism: "When she came to New York, and I met her, she pulled my pants down and — I'll never forget it as long as I live — she was like 'Oh my god! I did not expect this. Your butt is so long and square, but you look so good in clothes!'" Sigh. We're having a hard time believing that one, Gwyn.
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