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6 Safe Ways To Exercise During Pregnancy | KOKO Brides
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    6 Safe Ways To Exercise During Pregnancy

    Maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best.trimester

    It can also improve your posture and decrease some common discomforts like backaches and fatigue. There is evidence that it may prevent gestational diabetes (diabetes that develops during pregnancy), relieve stress, and build more stamina needed for labor and delivery.

    1, Walking
    Taking a brisk walk is a great workout that doesn’t strain your joints and muscles. If you’re new to exercise, this is a great activity.

    2, Swimming and water workouts
    The water supports the weight of your growing baby, and moving against it helps keep your heart rate up. It’s also easy on your joints and muscles. If you have low back pain when you do other activities, try swimming.

    3, Riding a stationary bike. This is safer than riding a regular bicycle during pregnancy. You’re less likely to fall off a stationary bike than a regular bike, even as your belly grows.

    4, Yoga and Pilates classes. Tell your yoga or Pilates teacher that you’re pregnant. The instructor can help you modify or avoid poses that may be unsafe for pregnant women, like lying on your belly or flat on your back (after the first trimester). Some gyms and community centers offer prenatal yoga and Pilates classes just for pregnant women.

    5, Low-impact aerobics
    During low-impact aerobics, you always have one foot on the ground or equipment. . Examples of low-impact aerobics include walking, riding a stationary bike and using an elliptical machine. Low-impact aerobics don’t put as much strain on your body that high-impact aerobics do. During high-impact aerobics, both feet leave the ground at the same time. Examples include running, jumping rope and doing jumping jacks. Tell your instructor that you’re pregnant so that they can help you modify your workout, if needed.

    6, Strength training
    Strength training can help you build muscle during pregnancy, it makes your bones strong. It’s safe to work out with weights as long as they’re not too heavy.

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