Yes hip strength is very important during pregnancy. Working on your hip rotators, flexors and extensors may help prevent some low back discomfort. Your pelvis is changing and your muscles are changing in length too, you need to keep them strong so they do not become too tight, too loose or too weak on any [...]
Today we have a great guest post from my friends at Prograde Nutrition. As you know, I would only post what I feel is the best information and highest quality products on the market on my blog. These are supplements me and all of my family use. Are YOU Taking This During Pregnancy? By [...]
Your body is constantly changing during your pregnancy. Some days are good or energetic days and some days are well questionable. Don’t worry, you can change your workout to accommodate both types of days. If you are having an energetic pregnancy day you can circuit your pregnancy workout. Group 2-3 exercises together and work through [...]
A new study indicates healthy pregnant women are not getting enough exercise. http://www.emaxhealth.com/1506/86/36218/too-few-women-get-enough-exercise-during-pregnancy.html Only 23% of pregnant women exercised enough to meet the ACOG pregnancy exericse guidelines. Many of the benefits of exercising during pregnancy include helping to reduce backaches, constipation, bloating, and swelling; helping to prevent or treat gestational diabetes; increasing energy; improving [...]
I have just started to train a new pregnant woman at the gym- she thinks she is 7-8 weeks pregnant. I noticed during the assessment she was getting breathless quick and kept referring to how deconditioned she is. I told her the facts on what is happening to her body while exercising during this early [...]
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