Quick Fitness Tips for Preggers Mommas

January 31, 2014 — Leave a comment

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Weight gain is an obvious expectation when it comes to being pregnant, however, working out can provide all kinds of great benefits for during and even post-pregnancy like:
• Better mood
• Restful sleep
• Improved circulation
• Increased energy
• Smoother delivery
• Easier to drop those post-pregnancy pounds

You might consider the following list of pregnancy-safe exercises as you develop your workout routine:

• Lunges
• Squats
• Light-Weight Lifting – (remember to lift from the knees!)
• Aerobics
• Stationary bicycling
• Yogawordcloud

Before you get started, remember these do’s and don’ts:

Do:
• Drink a glass of water before you start exercising
• Remember to breathe
• Eat more calories
• Stop when you feel you’re nearing the point of exhaustion
• Build up slowly – Start with just 15 minutes a day and work towards a goal of half an hour a day

Don’t:
• Lie on your back while exercising
• Take part in high-stress activities or moves that require exceptional balance like waterskiing, roller skating or ice skating
• Continue if you feel dizzy or queasy

Do you have any general work out tips or advice for Preggers mommas to add? Sound off in the comments!

*This is only general information and is not meant for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical conditions. Always consult your physician or other health care provider about all health concerns, conditions, and recommended treatments.


By Jenna Baker. Jenna on Google+

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