While exercise in pregnancy is generally a good thing, there may be some times when you don't want to exercise. Are you experiencing anything on that list?
Prenatal yoga is a great form of exercise in pregnancy. Here are several videos to help you learn poses to make you feel better and your pregnancy more comfortable. These videos feature Debra Flashenberg.
Yoga Emergency - Back
Yoga Emergency - Back is a fitness DVD to help you stretch your back and cure aches and pains with this 12 minute yoga workout.
The Sane Fitness Preggers program is designed to help you keep working out safely in pregnancy while not getting bored.
ZenMama Pregnancy Yoga Workout features Rainbeau Mars and two pther pregnant women who walk you through a yoga exercise for pregnancy and birth.
Preggi Bellies Workout DVD is a great way to exercise in pregnancy using the birth ball. Designed by physiotherapists for safe workouts in pregnancy.
We know it's good for us, but how do we fit it in?
Exercise can help make your birth easier, and your return to prepregnancy shape much faster. So why not?
Yoga is a perfect exercise to prepare your mind and body for the pregnancy and birth of your baby.
A reference for the benefits of exercise prior to pregnancy for women who have episiotomies, from your About.com Guide.
It's hard enough finding the time to work out, but videos offer a great solution. Here are some of my favorites!
Make your pregnancy easier with a little activity!
Many women find Pilates to be one of best exercises to do, both during and after their pregnancy. One the top reasons Pilates and pregnancy go together so well is that Pilates is great at building core strength. Pilates is also famous for helping new moms get their figures back after baby is born!
If you've been a runner or jogger and you are pregnant, you may wonder about the safety of continuing to run. Here are some answers to your questions.
If you're pregnant, weight training can offer some great benefits for you, but only with some precautions and modifications...
A look at the safety of martial arts in pregnancy and what types of changes you need to make while pregnant.
Walking is great exercise for pregnant mothers.
Here is a great collection of articles on swimming while pregnant, a near perfect exercise for the prenatal period.
J. Glenn Bradley, MD, gives you the low down, including guidelines and tips.
An easier way to see if you're over doing it in exercise while pregnant, perceived exertion.
Here are basic tips for the strength/weight training during your pregnancy.
Here is a nice catalog of pregnancy stretches for a variety of body parts.
How to modify a pregnancy/postpartum workout while in a gym setting answers many of your common questions about sticking with your health club during this time in your life.
Michelle Gagnon, a ACE certified and insured Personal Trainer that specializes in prenatal exercise, talks about prenatal exercise and its safety for pregnant women.
I love reading the blogs here. Even if I'm not the one out exercising I always feel like at least some mom, somewhere is running or walking. These ladies are fun and inviting. They also have a section to help you find others to run or walk with.