exercise during pregnancy

Health starts in the womb, and exercise is one of the best ways to give your baby a healthy start. Here are ten articles for moms who want to stay active during pregnancy.
Hormones play a critical role in achieving and maintaining pregnancy. Here are some hormonal changes that take place and how they affect your exercise.
Whether you are pregnant or you're training a pregnant client, it's important to know what changes are going on during the prenatal period. Today we look at the cardiovascular effects of pregnancy.
This was a big week - we got the results back on the CVS procedure and found out the sex of our baby! Also, I learned about "underfill" and why I feel so drained. Literally, it turns out.
This week I finally got the CVS test done, and it wasn't nearly as stressful as I imagined. I also think my heart rate monitor is picking up both me and the baby? Plus, amazing 3D pics of the baby!
Preeclampsia has been coined "the disease of theories." New research shows that the benefits of exercise for prevention of preeclampsia is more than just a theory.
My eyes are watering and I can't stop blowing my nose. It's so attractive. But I can't take cold medicine. My doctor says I have a "happy baby," though, and I'm giving up Kegels to focus on squats.
It's week nine of my pregnancy and I've turned into a uncoordinated, injury-prone mess. Not to mention I'm seriously stressed out about whether or not to get a CVS done.
At only eight weeks into my pregnancy I thought there wasn't much to worry about other than eating right. Wow, was I wrong. So wrong I could barely walk for a few days from my injured back.
I was getting frustrated with my lack of weight loss in preparation for my fitness competition - and then I discovered that I'm pregnant! Time to reset my goals and my nutrition and fitness plan.
As a pregnant woman, what if you could relieve morning sickness and joint pain, and have a sense of well-being all because of one activity? Well, then it's time you try swimming.
Numerous studies do show that a healthy, fit mom produces a healthy, fit baby. Building a strong body can lead to an easier pregnancy, better recovery, and a vibrant baby.
You can never do too many Kegels, right? Wrong. Katy Bowman of the Restorative Exercise Institute discusses how to really strengthen your pelvic floor - during pregnancy and otherwise.
Lately there has been a bit of a pregnancy boom at our CrossFit gym. I was fascinated to talk to these women about their workouts, giving birth, and recovery and how CrossFit helped.
When I was pregnant I became fascinated with the hypothesis prenatal exercise can actually IMPROVE athletic performance after delivery.