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Fitness While Pregnant - Is It Safe?

For many years it was believed that once a woman became pregnant she should just lounge on the couch and rest for hours on end, each and every day. After numerous clinical studies it was found that most women should do quite the opposite. In most cases, women should continue with their daily routines, and if they are not doing so already, they should begin a regular daily fitness regimen. It has been found that exercising during pregnancy has numerous beneficial effec...

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The First Trimester of Pregnancy – Nutrition & Exercise Tips

During your first trimester, your calorie intake does not have to significantly increase. However, you must ensure that you’re getting all the right vitamins, minerals, etc. This is especially true for folic acid. You should NOT be dieting or trying to keep your weight down. It is normal to gain some weight during your first trimester. Enjoy the pregnancy process.Do not fight it for vanity reasons. Exercise Your strength and stamina prior to getting pregnant will determine how much exercise you can do during your first trimester. There is a fallacy that pregnant women should not exercise for fear of injuring their baby. This is not true. Pregnancy is not an excuse to become a couch potato.In fact, your pregnancy...

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