Exercises during Pregnancy
We have already established in my earlier posts on pregnancy that diet and exercise are the two most important aspects of a healthy pregnancy. Exercise is very essential in all the phases of pregnancy, before, during as well as after.
While planning your pregnancy, you have to get your body ready, for which exercise plays a very vital role. Similarly, to maintain a healthy body and mind during and a fit body post pregnancy, exercise is very- very important.
I am going to tell you the various forms of exercise that you can do during your pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before trying any of these forms and also do it under the supervision of your instructor.
long walks are a great way to de-stress your body and also to refresh your mind.
Walking is a very effective and easy way to achieve physical fitness, it keeps yours as well as the baby’s weight in check.
Walking also lowers the chance of gestational diabetes or as also known as pregnancy diabetes. Walking also lowers the risk of high blood pressure during pregnancy.
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yoga is also a great form of exercise during pregnancy. It helps you to develop stamina and strength. Also, with a fetus growing inside you, our physical balance gets disturbed. Yoga helps you to maintain the balance physically and also emotionally.
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going for regular classed helps you formulate a schedule for exercise. Aerobics is very safe provided you keep it low impact. It is enjoyable and is great to get your heart pumping!
Swimming is an ideal form of exercise in pregnancy. It is a complete workout for your body and heart. It exercises your arms, legs and also your waist. Exercise while in water is also very beneficial.
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Rnning is undoubtedly one of the quickest and most efficient workout. But, In case you are new to the concept of running don’t start while you are pregnant.
A great form of exercise to strengthen your tummy and the stable core. Pilates targets on the muscles which tend to go weaker during pregnancy.
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