At The Yummy Mummy Club, we understand the benefits of exercising for pregnancy. For boosting mood and energy levels, supporting better sleep, helping prevent excess weight gain and increasing stamina and muscle strength.
Exercise on a regular basis is beneficial, and it should be maintained during pregnancy.
Regular exercise during pregnancy can:
Reduce pregnancy discomfort
Help prepare you for childbirth
Get your body back faster after childbirth
Four Save Exercise Options For Mums-To-Be:
Walking is the safest and one of the best cardiovascular based exercises for pregnant mums-to-be. It is low impact on your knees and joints. It can be done anywhere, and at your own leisure. Walking. Walking is safe to do throughout all nine months of pregnancy.
Weight training is essential for strengthening and toning strong muscles. . Building strength during pregnancy will help prepare you for birth, and all the baby lifting you will be doing after birth! Make sure you take the necessary precautions; adjust the exercises if need to be by slowing down and controlling the movements.
Pilates is a great options to maintain and build muscle tone, and improve flexibility. There is little impact on your joints can maintain muscle tone and keep you flexible with little, if any, impact on your joints. Pilates can help back pain (a common complaint of pregnant mums) by improving our pelvic floor and core muscles. Pilates can be done throughout every phase of your pregnancy. Make sure you modify the exercises if need be.
Dancing is a great cardio option to get your heart pumping during pregnancy. Dancing helps to:
- keep you flexible
- strengthen your muscles
- work your heart and lungs
But best of all, it is fun and sociable