Pregnancy, Exercise, and Eating

Photo: Takis Markopoulos You may be tempted to decrease or stop exercising while pregnant. Or you may be tempted to eat whatever you crave–no matter how unhealthy. But doctors recommend you continue to exercise throughout any normal pregnancy. And, of course, eating right is more important now than ever, both for your health and your …

Pregnancy, Exercise and Weight Gain

What Exercises Are Safe During Pregnancy? The ideal form of pregnancy exercise for you depends on your exercise routines beforehand. In general, cardio is important to continue. Arm/leg strengthening is beneficial. Core strengthening, with some modifications, can remain part of your routine. Prenatal yoga/pilates are ideal forms of exercise to do at least 1-2x/week, in …