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Ep 05: Prenatal Exercise

by | Mar 13, 2018 | 2 comments

Episode 05: Prenatal Exercise

In today’s show, we talk about exercising during pregnancy. We discuss the modes of physical activity we engaged in during pregnancy, the fears that can exist around pregnancy exercise, and how we coach our clients and patients to ensure the exercise they’re doing is truly beneficial on physical, mental, and emotional levels. 

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References and Resources:

1) To Pregnancy & Beyond. – Read Here.

2) 4 Strategies for Prolapse in Fitness Coaching – Read Here.

3) Are you a Bum Tucker in Exercise? – Read Here

4) 6 Glute Exercises To Do During Pregnancy – Read Here

5) “I Don’t Want To Get Pregnant Because It Will Ruin My Body.” – Read Here. ‘

6) Top 5 exercise tips for pregnancy that every mom needs to know. – Read Here


Time Stamps:

1:26 – What pregnancy exercise looked like for Jessie and Anita

8:21 – To exercise or not to exercise in pregnancy

10:56 – Care providers telling us not to exercise

12:41 – #NoExcuses

14:23 – Feeling like ‘yourself’ through exercise

15:26 – Fears around pregnancy exercise

22:23 – Physical benefits of exercise in pregnancy

30:56 – Prepping for postpartum: lifting your baby, etc.

32:48 – What physical activity is GOOD during pregnancy?

36:09 – How much exercise is too much? How do I know if my pelvic floor is handling it?

39:09 – Should you stop exercising at the end of pregnancy?

40:09 – Show wrap up

40:29 – Next week’s episode.