Select Page

Episode 106: Q&A on Pregnancy Exercise

by | Feb 11, 2020 | 0 comments

 

 

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!

If you liked this episode of To Birth and Beyond, tell your friends! Find us on iTunes and Stitcher to rate/review/subscribe to the show.
 
Want more? Visit our website, join our Facebook group, and follow us on Instagram!

 

 

 

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!