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Pregnancy: Ages 25-34 Community
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Do you exercise? Can you recommend safe exercises for pregnant women?
I used to go for a jog in the park, but I'm afraid to run now, because of the pregnancy... I just go for walks... Any other ideas?
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I do light yoga to help with back pain, but the best person to ask is your doctor/midwife.
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Swimming is a great option if you have access to a pool (and a decent maternity swimsuit). Allows you to get a good workout but takes some of the weight off your joints.
7921491 tn?1398173545
Yes! I love to exercise:) you can keep up with the same routine that you had before..once you get further along you just have to modify it. I use to run everyday.. When I got to my second trimester I just did longer walks and some other cardio low impact workouts.. now being almost 32 weeks.. I still do a 45 minute cardio workout and a ton of leg and butt exercises..it is whatever is comfortable for you..just listen to your body and talk to your doctor first:)
7678907 tn?1400812713
My morning sickness caused me to call it quits. I'm a coach with team beachbody so I was working out 5-6 days a week. I hope to feel better and start again soon.
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So, I'll keep on exercising then... Thank you ladies!!!
I actually found some nice exercise ideas on youtube... Hope everything goes well!
7921491 tn?1398173545
If you go to YouTube.. type in pregnancy fit workouts, cardio..toning, etc!! Thats exactly what I do now and those workouts def work!! Good luck to you as well:) have fun!!
6840085 tn?1395667992
pelates and cardio for pregnancy you can download from from youtube
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