Crunch style sit-ups while pregnant put too much pressure on your lower back and mid-line. But this doesn’t mean you have to give up abdominal exercises altogether!
Increasing back strength with leg and abdominal muscle tone can offset common ailments of pregnancy.
One of the most common questions women ask when they become pregnant is, “Is it okay to exercise?”
A strong core and pelvic floor will assist in achieving an easier delivery and recovery. This 15 minute workout will teach you how to work the abdominal and pelvic-floor muscles separately.
This second chapter of “myths” about pregnancy and exercise covers two common topics of confusion, running and abdominal exercises.
Part one of a three part series on the myths about pregnancy and exercise.
Pelvic floor exercises should be a regular part of every woman’s fitness routine.
For pregnant women new to regularly exercise, there are a wide variety of activities to get both you and baby feeling happy and healthy.