exercises during pregnancy
pregnancy, your body undergoes massive changes, both physical
and hormonal, not to mention emotional changes. Pregnancy
can cause your cartilage to become softer and loser, in preparation
for the flexibility in your hips during birth.
Walking is an excellent
exercise during pregnancy, and is especially good for women
who can push other children in a stroller for their daily
Swimming is not
only fun but a great way to get in shape. It eases tension
on your body from the extra weight you carry and you can exericse
without places pressure on your feet. Just remember to skip
the sauna and the hot tub which can raise your body temperature
above what is considered safe for the baby.
find new age exercise such as yoga and pilates to be helpful
to aleviate stress and increase muscle strength.
exercise classes are popping up in cities and towns everywhere.
These exercise classes are specifically designed for pregnanct
women, and are most often taught by a regular fitness instructor
who happens to be pregnant at the time, or who has recently
given birth. Some places even offer postpartum classes, where
you can keep your baby in the carrier on the sidelines, or
even wear a baby carrier. This is the only adult exercise
class you will find where babies are allowed.
to consult your physician prior to beginning any new exercise
program so she can make any recommendations based upon your
pregnancy. Because each pregnancy is different, you might
even have different recommendations from one pregnancy to