Exercise is important, this we know. But during pregnancy…can you still hit the gym? Can you run? Is it safe? Yes, yes and yes. However, there are certain things you’ll need to consider to get the most out of your prenatal fitness excursions because, as you know, this is a very delicate and precious time for your body. Not only is it YOUR life source, it’s actually growing another human being—a feat not to be taken lightly, and all the more reason to keep moving. Because, as I’m sure you’ve heard before, exercise is part of that which fuels us.
As a certified personal trainer and mom to one, I can say with certainty that the following will help you exercise safely during pregnancy.