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Episode 106: Q&A on Pregnancy Exercise

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Episode 106: Q&A on Pregnancy Exercise

In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita answer YOUR questions and share their top considerations for exercise during pregnancy!

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Resources and References:

Article: Is supine exercise associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes? A systematic review

Time Stamps:

3:40 – What we are talking about today!

4:08 – Question #1: I didn’t exercise regularly before pregnancy #2. Can I start now, and how, at 20 weeks pregnant?

9:38 – Question #2:I keep hearing things about keeping my heart rate under a certain number during pregnancy exercise. Can you clarify?

11:35 – Question #3: When do I have to pay more attention to doing more exercises on my back?

15:18 – Question #4: Should belly coning always be avoided? Does it mean damage is happening to the linea alba?

17:32 – Question #5: Is it a good idea to include core work throughout pregnancy?

20:45 – Question #6: Are pelvic girdle pain and round ligament pain related? Can running be a cause of round ligament pain to the point you injure yourself?

25:00 – Question #7: I’m used to holding my breath/bracing during each rep during heavy weightlifting. Do I continue this throughout pregnancy?

28:00 – Question #8: Should we modify our pregnancy workouts ONLY when there are symptoms or pain?

30:45 – Question #9: Squatting exercises during pregnancy – should I avoid them?

33:00 – Wrap up!