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Prenatal Fitness Classes Beverly MA

I will caution you on the exercises that require balance, coordination, fancy foot work and extremely high impact. Horse back riding, obstacle courses, step classes with lots of leaping and turning, boxing with contact etc are best to hold off on til after the baby is born.

Pingree Experience Day Camp
(978) 468-5121
537 Highland St
South Hamilton, MA
 
Hamilton Athletic Club the
(978) 468-1931
300 Main St
Wenham, MA
 
Fitness Firm the
(978) 468-5646
227 Willow St
South Hamilton, MA
 
Martin Bonnie Rd Registrd Dietcn
(978) 744-7890
530 Loring Ave
Salem, MA
 
Energy Works
(781) 631-7030
169 Pleasant St
Marblehead, MA
 
Firm Up Fast
(978) 468-0041
91 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA
 
Hamilton Athletic Club
(978) 468-1931
300 Main St
Wenham, MA
 
Provost Personal Training
(978) 468-4561
91 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA
 
Golds Gym
(978) 777-3151
30 Prince St
Danvers, MA
 
Salem Bally Total Fitness
29 Traders Way
Salem, MA
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Safe Workout Bets for Single By Choice Mom

Q: I am single and most recently pregnant by choice. Up until now, I have been fairly active and would like to remain this way throughout my pregnancy. Any exercises I should avoid to play it safe?







First of all congratulations on your pregnancy and it's good to hear you've been fairly active up until now. Over the years pregnant women have gotten a bad rap for wanting to continue their exercise programs once pregnant. Once a woman starts to show her baby bump, she can get strange and judgmental stares. The good news is that ACOG - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has given the green light to working out while pregnant and doing just about everything you did before you got pregnant. The biggest concern is not to get your heart rate too high for a long pd of time. Staying under 135 bpm for 25-35 min a few times a week is fine.

I will caution you on the exercises that require balance, coordination, fancy foot work and extremely high impact. Horse back riding, obstacle courses, step classes with lots of leaping and turning, boxing with contact etc are best to hold off on til after the baby is born. Swimming, spinning, and the elliptical are all great ways to stay in shape. Another exercise to be aware of is any core activities. Crunches are fine to continue just making sure as you enter your third trimester, you stay of laying on your back for too long. I will also suggest prenatal yoga and pilates which are also great forms of exercises to start or continue throughout your pregnancy. Best of luck!

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