There are plenty of exercises that are safe, effective, targeted to strengthening imbalances, and supportive of the pregnant condition. Prenatal exercise is a tremendous investment in the health and well being of both mom and baby. Knowing the best exercises for pregnancy is the challenge, so use this as a guide. It is imperative to follow general prenatal fitness guidelines, and to have a Parmed-X for pregnancy signed by your primary prenatal caregiver. Prenatal (General Trimester Guidelines) If you were previously active you can work at moderate intensity 30 minutes/day or more. Stay well hydrated and don't become fatigued or overheated. The baby is susceptible to heat and you're more likely to be fatigued. Consume an additional 300 calories per 30 minutes of exercise. Cardio 3-5x/week 30:00 Strength 2-4x week 30:00 Stretch Daily Cardio: Low impact cardio is best suited for pregnancy. It reduces the pressure on the pelvic floor which is al
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