General Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy - Fertile Foods
depo 25 bonus 25 to 3x depo 25 bonus 25 to 3x depo 25 bonus 25 to 3x slot deposit 10 ribu slot bonus new member 100 di awal rtp slot live dana slot slot gacor gampang menang

General Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy


Once you have outlined your pregnancy goals (and okayed them with your doctor), stay within the following workout parameters:/p>

EXERCISE DON’TS During Pregnancy

  • Don’t try to beat the system by taking short cuts (for example, never cut calorie intake or engage in intense fat burning exercises when pregnant)
  • Respect that your body is different now; your workout routine may be different, too.
  • Don’t risk high-impact sports or activities in which you could get hit, fall, or sustain abdominal injury
  • Stay away from scuba diving or high altitude activities (above 6000 ft)
  • Don’t exercise on your stomach when it becomes uncomfortable (around end of first trimester)
  • Don’t do abdominal work
  • Don’t exercise on your back after the 1st trimester—this position potentially decreases blood flow to you and your baby
  • Don’t exert a full range of motion during stretching or workouts (aim for about 80% ROM (range of motion))
  • Don’t split hips apart (splits, pigeon pose—avoid any position that will torque the hips)
  • Don’t do inversions in the 3rd trimester (due to a different center of gravity and greater chance of falling)
  • Don’t raise the heart rate over 140 BPM (beats per minute), and don’t exercise to the point of fatigue (diverts blood flow from your baby)
  • Don’t become overheated (isn’t healthy for baby)

EXERCISE DO’S During Pregnancy

  • Listen to your body
  • Listen to your doctor
  • Map out personal health goals (an example list would include: ample sleep, getting enough fat in the diet, getting plenty of water, consuming plenty of vitamins/minerals/veggies (nutrition to support your body and your baby’s growth), focusing on good posture, avoiding stretch marks, building relationships in a new way, and having a happy attitude…)
  • DO get regular exercise. ACOG (American College of Gynecology) recommends women with normal pregnancies should get 30 minutes or more a day of moderate exercise on most (if not all) days (and moms who exercise tend to have shorter labors and are less likely to need labor and delivery interventions.)
  • Keep up with your regular physical activity (as long as it is NON CONTACT/ NON EXTREME) as long as your body FEELS GOOD doing it.
  • Start slow if you’re new to working out
  • Stay cool / stay hydrated
  • Use Moderation – KNOW when to STOP (contractions, chest pain, lack of breath, dizziness, light-headedness can all be serious signs)
  • Taper off in the third trimester (usually brisk walks or swims coupled with stretching may be enough of a workout)
  • Stretch often—see a specialist to aid in your posture if needs be
  • Good shoes for healthy joints, good shoes are a workout essential– whether or not you’re expecting
  • If you’re not exercising for health reasons, have peace knowing that you are doing what’s best for you and your baby
  • And, remember to breath! (deeply, slowly—as if you’re sipping air through a straw)

About Me

As the founder of FertileFoods.com my intention is to support men and women from the childbearing years all the way to the family dinner table by prioritizing relaxation, pleasure, exercise, healthy foods and high quality nutrient supplementation.

Related Posts

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This