Exercises will help a person to stay and maintain fit, and it is true that everyone would want to maintain fit and stay slim, especially woman. However during each pregnancies, women will gain extra weight which is to help support the pregnancy and a lot of the pregnant women would start to concern about the outlook and start exercising during their pregnancy. Heavy exercises are however not advisable for any pregnant women during their pregnancy course.
If however the pregnant women insist on exercising, it is best to consult with their doctor first. Below are some of the lighter pregnancy exercise which they could perform.
Women are encouraged to perform light exercises when they’re pregnant as this will help them maintain their fitness and also to cope with other body stress during pregnancy stage.
Pregnant women are advised to start slowly and use the safe methods of pregnancy exercises. These early pregnancy exercises includes:
- rotating the neck
- rotating the shoulder
- rotating the ankle
- slow thigh shifting
This should be performed for at lease up to 20 minutes a day on alternate basis. Consume a lot of water throughout the day to avoid exaustion and dehydration and also maintain check on your own health.
Other light exercise for pregnancy:
- yoga (must be perform under supervision)
- light aerobic
- and also swimming
Benefits for Pregnancy Exercise
Performing an exercise especially during pregnancy will help and assist the body in many different ways. It will rejuvenate the person, up lift your mood, help to control the emotions and also prepare your body for labor when all the muscles is required for the big push. It also help to achieve
- stronger muscles
- more fatigue resistant
- stronger back muscle
- help relieve the stress
- get a better sleep
- weight management
- and easier for your body to get into shape especially after the pregnancy period.
But first of all, you will need to know if you’re pregnant. Check out the signs of pregnancy here.