Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnant womanIs it safe to exercise while pregnant? There are so many resources available for learning about exercising during one’s pregnancy, but here are a few of our favorites.

1.      Total Mommy Fitness

Tatum Rebelle, creator of the new app Total Mommy Fitness, says she started TMF “after years of seeing women quit exercising when they became pregnant because of an unnecessary fear they might harm their baby.” The app includes everything from exercise videos and healthy recipes to inspiration and motivational articles like Putting Yourself First and Planning for Success.

2.      Fit4Moms

Another great resource for staying active while pregnant is Fit4Moms. They have locations all over the country and provide prenatal and post natal exercises classes. According to their site there are numerous benefits to exercising during pregnancy. It can decrease or prevent excessive weight gain, nausea, varicose veins, back pain and swelling as well as increase or improve energy levels, self-esteem and recovery time.

3.      The Baby Center 

This site provides tons of helpful articles about the benefits of exercising while pregnant, what precautions to take and what the best exercises are for you.

What’s your favorite way to stay active?

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