Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Pregnancy Workouts- 5 Most Effective Workouts During Pregnancy

Pregnancy workouts are very important for those who are suffering from morning sickness, back pain, and swollen feet. It seems more relaxing than gym. Experts say that exercises during pregnancy gives pregnant women more energy, strengthen the muscles, reduces weight gain during pregnancy, it helps with insomnia and lower risk for pregnancy complications. Experts says that if you were not very active before conceiving so, exercises during pregnancy can improve your mood too and helps you feel like active and energetic throughout the day. Recent studies have revealed that exercises in pregnancy periods give the positive effects on your unborn baby. So, are you ready to learn the most effective exercises during pregnancy, which will not only helps you but it’s very helpful in your unborn baby too? Let’s begin…

1.     Prenatal yoga- As we all know that yoga is good for overall health. Now a day’s many diseases and much type of health problems are cured by yoga. So, if you are doing yoga everyday throughout your pregnancy, you can have the much easier time for labor and delivery and you can recover very fast and easily after delivery. The most important thing to remember that you have to avoid lying on your stomach, deep twisting, quick movements, crunches, holding your breath and lying on your back after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
2.     Walking- It should be along walk or a short walk. It increases the blood circulation, stretches, tones and it helps you in maintain mind calmness. It has effect on pre baby stress too.
3.     Swimming- It’s surprising to hear that swimming during pregnancy but it’s true. Swimming takes all the pressure off of the joints, provides resistance, and helps control blood sugar with the wonderful feeling of zero gravity. It makes new moms to feel over all better. Doctors may advice you to avoid swimming if you have lost your mucus plug.
4.     Dance- You can have a great fun along with circulation and the movements of dances like salsa, zumba, or ballet lengthen and strengthen the muscles. It effects especially in the lower body. Experts said, it will safe and more effective if you dance under an instructor who has specific prenatal experience.
5.     Resistance training- According to a study from Michigan State University, resistance training 3 days a week for 20 to 30 minutes helps pregnant women lower the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, weight gain and it also helps in keeping the muscles and bones strong and endurance up.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests pregnant women to do 30 minutes of exercises in all days of the week. The most important thing is before starting any kind of exercise, you need to take permission from your doctor.


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