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Exercising while pregnant

I am very active and when I found out I was pregnant.  I stayed active the first 6 months doing power classes, zumba and yoga. Well then I stopped the power classes and zumba. But continued Yoga. I'm 30 weeks almost 31 weeks and I wanted to know if I can start doing the elliptical machine. Anyone did that towards the end? I love yoga but I need more.....
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12584065 tn?1436320514
Its perfectly fine if especially if youve been active your entire pregnancy. Eliptical sounds very reasonable. Your body will tell you when your over doing it. Take care.
Avatar universal
Im 7 months and i just went back to the gym and i do 25 min on the eliptical and some squats just to get some strength back in my legs because all my pelvic bones are starting to hurt now , im sure its ok to use it just not too fast or too much resistance
10389360 tn?1410823968
I'm due tomorrow and still going to the gym. Listen to your body, it will let you know when you are doing too much!
Avatar universal
I've continued exercising my whole pregnancy doing squats, weight lifting, everything I had done prior to pregnancy. I don't do abs at this point or leg presses (or anything of that sort) but you can definitely continuing being active. :) As long as your doctor gives you the okay as well.
Avatar universal
Oh and my due date is tomorrow . lol
11358238 tn?1430409963
Thank you guys.... man I wish my due date was tomorrow.  I will definitely do the elliptical machine then. I am not trying to lose weight just help with toning and the ache and pain from ankles...
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