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Keeping Fit During Pregnancy-3 Tried and Trusted Methods

Gorry Terry
 


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The importance of been fit and healthy during pregnancy is so crucial. Some women have difficulty maintain a healthy regime. But this does not have to be the case. Staying fit is not all about running and jumping around like a lunatic. Here are 3 simple ways to exercise and keep fit without breaking your back or your bank balance.

1. Walking
Walking is such a simple but effective exercise. Keep good posture when you’re walking. Stand tall and don’t hunch your shoulders. Try to keep your arms relaxed and swing them forwards and backwards.

Be careful to avoid walking outdoors when it is very hot and always carry a bottle of water with you. You want to avoid your heart-rate souring, so keep away from steep hills and make sure you’re wearing comfortable shoes which offer good support. If the weather does not permit, you can use a treadmill indoors, but remember to keep your balance!

2. Swimming
Swimming is a great overall form of exercise and particularly during the later stages of pregnancy, as walking can become a bit uncomfortable. Being in the water is great because it supports your weight and helps take the pressure of your lower back.

Water is wonderful because the effects of gravity are lessened and therefore there’s much less pressure put on your joints. If has also been found that swelling can be reduced through regular swimming and of course it has a calming effect on the body which is of great benefit.

3. Yoga and Low-impact Aerobics
Nowadays, a lot of hospitals and health clubs offer pre-natal exercise classes.

Because of the limitations put on a pregnant body such as loss of balance and reduced stamina, the routines involved are designed to allow women to exercise safely. Don’t forget to exercise in a room that is well-ventilated and wear comfortable and breathable clothes and ALWAYS have your bottle of water on hand.

It is important, although difficult, to keep your fitness during your pregnancy but the effort will be well worth it. For you and for your baby. .
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