A lot of women are interested in knowing how to stay fit during pregnancy. One thing is sure – it isn`t an easy thing to do. But it can be done and it`s definitely worth it. You are able to build muscle and burn some additional fat while pregnant just as if you would do this if you were not expecting a baby. However, there`re some things which should be done in a different manner.
Among the most frequently encountered questions that pregnant women get is “Can you work your abs while pregnant?”
You`re in your last pregnancy weeks and it is getting harder and harder, right? You are still waiting for a sign, which isn`t coming, that the little one will soon get out and see this wonderful world.
Have you ever wondered if swimming during pregnancy is healthy for your future baby? If you want to stay healthy during these 9 months and also have a healthy child after giving birth, you most likely have.
Kegel exercises during pregnancy strengthen the pelvic muscles and, thus you are more prepared for birth and to face the issues which may appear during pregnancy or after birth, such as urinary incontinence. This type of exercises are easy to perform and doesn`t take a lot of time. Find out how to perform these exercises and what benefits they bring.
Have you taken into account to practice yoga during pregnancy until now? This is considered among the best possible methods to maintain your pregnancy safe and healthy, and also learn how to manage childbirth more easily when the time comes.
You recently found out that you are about to have a child and your joy is endless. You are already starting to make lots of plans, you are dreaming with your eyes open and there are a lot of changes that announce in your life, but one thing should remain the same: the concern for yourself.
There are over 25.000.000 persons currently practicing this type of trendy sport: Pilates. Most of them know it consist of intense exercises for the joints, which require the sense of balance and control of the abdominal muscles, always coordinated with breathing. However, there are very few that know that Pilates was invented by a German bodybuilder over 90 years ago.
It`s almost common fact that some physical exercises that are allowed before pregnancy are forbidden while expecting, so jumping while pregnant might not be such a good idea, you may think.
It`s almost common knowledge that expecting mothers should try and avoid lifting heavy objects or weight training while expecting, if they practice this sport for the first time. The accidents that may occur due to such an effort can be dangerous for both the mother and fetus. The reasons are even more justified as the pregnancy evolves.