3 Great Ways to Stay Fit During Pregnancy
by Sarah Gorry
your arms relaxed and swing them forwards and backwards.

Be careful to avoid walking outdoors when it is very hot and always carry a bottle of
water with you. You want to avoid your heart-rate souring, so keep away from
steep hills and make sure you're wearing comfortable shoes which offer good
support. If the weather does not permit, you can use a treadmill indoors, but
remember to keep your balance!

2. Swimming
Swimming is a great overall form of exercise and particularly during the later stages
of pregnancy, as walking can become a bit uncomfortable. Being in the water is great
because it supports your weight and helps take the pressure of your lower back.

Water is wonderful because the effects of gravity are lessened and therefore there's
much less pressure put on your joints. If has also been found that swelling can be
reduced through regular swimming and of course it has a calming effect on the body
which is of great benefit.

3. Yoga and Low-impact Aerobics
Nowadays, a lot of hospitals and health clubs offer pre-natal exercise classes.

Because of the limitations put on a pregnant body such as loss of balance and
reduced stamina, the routines involved are designed to allow women to exercise
safely. Don't forget to exercise in a room that is well-ventilated and wear
comfortable and breathable clothes and ALWAYS have your bottle of water on hand.


About The Author

Sarah Gorry

Check out Sarah's site where she reviews
products and for your baby.
The importance of being fit and
healthy during pregnancy is so crucial.
Some women have difficulty maintain
a healthy regime. But this does not
have to be the case. Staying fit is not
all about running and jumping around
like a lunatic. Here are 3 simple ways
to exercise and keep fit without
breaking your back or your bank
balance.

1. Walking
Walking is such a simple but effective
exercise. Keep good posture when
you're walking. Stand tall and don't
hunch your shoulders. Try to keep
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