Prenatal Pregnancy Exercise Programs

pregnant woman exercising for pregnancy exercise articleNote: the recommendations given here are assuming you have already spoken to your doctor and been given the green light to start exercising. If you haven’t, please do so before starting any exercise program. Also, if you have already delivered your baby, check out postnatal exercise programs.

If you are starting an exercise program, it is recommended that you:

  • Perform 30 minutes of moderate, low Impact aerobic exercise daily
  • Keep intensity low enough to avoid heavy breathing and exhaustion
  • Exercise in cool temperatures
  • Strength train with light weights
  • Avoid lying on your back during second and third trimesters
  • Include light stretching and relaxation before and after exercising

With these limitations in mind and the Prenatal Exercise Guidelines followed, there are some very good exercises programs just for you. Here are the highest rated:

Mike Caton