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The Best Workouts For a Healthy Pregnancy

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Exercise is a crucial part of upholding a hale and hearty pregnancy, and the perfect path to speed up postpartum weight loss and recovery. There are simple health fitness plans to help you keep moving. Experts believe that, when you are expecting, it is crucial to keep moving (be motivated). Expectant women who do work out have less back pain, extra vigor, an improved body image, and their pre-pregnancy shape returns faster. 

Being fit does not have to involve a lot of commitment and fancy equipment. Ensure that you do these workouts in the right order shown for the best results, do exercise every other day. Always go for a check up with the doctor prior to beginning this or any other workout program.

Tips 1 of 2: Please use specifically design pregnancy body pillow during sleep to prevent your joint pain in the morning especially after your easy workout routines

Why Do You Need Pregnancy Workouts?

1. It boosts mood, perks up sleep, and reduces aches and pains during pregnancy.

2. It aids in the prevention and treatment of gestational diabetes and keeps the preeclampsia at bay

3. It helps you get ready for your childbirth by reinforcing muscles and building stamina, and making it easier to return into shape after childbirth.

4. You will experience milder pregnancy symptoms: fewer swollen ankles and fewer back pains.

5. You get an health child

Best Pregnancy Workouts

1. Upper Body buffer: Hold everything

Stand with your feet hip-width apart, a weight in your left hand, arm out fronting at shoulder level. Support yourself with a chair if need be. Bend you elbow and draw weight to your chest, then rotate your forearm up, like a goalpost (as illustrated). Repeat all this again for 12 reps. Switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: biceps, shoulders and back

2. Upper Body buffer: Born to Raise

Stand with your feet hip-width apart, a weight in your left hand. Support yourself with a chair. Lift your left leg to the side as high as possible, while you raise some weight out to the side, leveling with the shoulder (as illustrated). Return to the start and do 12 reps. Switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: Upper back, shoulders, butt and outer thighs

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3. Upper body Buffer: Stock lift

Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees soft, and a weight in your left hand. Support yourself with a chair and bend forward a little. Raise your left arm to the side at shoulder level (as illustrated). Lower your arm for one rep and do 12 reps. Switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: upper back, shoulders and chest

4. Upper Body Buffer: Row, row, row your back

Stand in front of the chair with your right knee on the seat, and a weight in your left hand. Bend forward and place your right hand on the back of the chair. Draw your left hand to the rib cage, squeezing your shoulder blades together. Lower your arm for one rep and do 12 reps. Switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: shoulders, back, biceps and chest

5. Core supporter: prenatal plank

Being in a bespoke plank position as you rest on your forearms and knees, with your elbows directly underneath the shoulders and feet raised as illustrated. Engage your abs and hold to that position for 20-30 seconds. Go back to kneeling and sink into a child’s pose for one rep. Do 6 reps.

Strengthens: back, abs and hips

6. Core Supporter: Kick Count

Place a pillow against the back of the chair. Sit with your butt close to the edge of the seat, back against the pillow with the torso inclined, abs engaged as you hold onto the seat. Draw your left knee towards the chest (as illustrated), then strengthen till your leg is parallel to the floor. Bring the knee back toward your chest, then return your foot to the floor for one rep. switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: Butt, thighs and abs

7. Core Supporter: Baby calm

Line on the right side as you bend knees and stack your legs; rest your head in the right hand. Place your left hand on the hip. Keeping your heels together and you back straight, lift your knee as high as possible without rotating the hips (as illustrated). Lower for one rep and do 12 reps. Switch sides and repeat.

Strengthens: Hips, butt and abs

8. Core Supporter: Main squeeze

Start on all fours, palms under shoulders, knees, under hips. Place a pillow between your thighs and vigorously squeeze it all through. Inhale as you drop your chin to the chest, while tucking in the pelvis and rounding your back (as illustrated). Breathe out as you lift your chin to the ceiling, while arching back and tilting the pelvis under for one rep. Do 8 reps.

Strengthens: lower back, abs and inner thighs

Workout Tips

1. Stop exercising in case you notice any of the following symptoms

  • Chest pains
  • Contractions
  • Calf pain or swelling
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Less movement by the baby

Stop exercising and contact a doctor immediately.

2. Drink adequate water to stay hydrated (probably 10 cups daily)

3. Stay motivated, work with a partner

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