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Prenatal Fitness Classes Providence RI

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.

Method Fitness Inc
(401) 274-6384
253 Broadway
Providence, RI
 
CrossFit Providence
(401) 453-2348
425 Washington Street
Providence, RI
 
Lofty Ambition Training Studio
(401) 862-8149
669 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI
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Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Medicine Balls, Personal Training, Special Services, Treadmill

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Diva Inc
(401) 351-6121
53 Weybosset St
Providence, RI
 
Aikodo Downtown Japanese Martial Arts
(401) 274-7672
153 Weybosset St
Providence, RI
 
Pilates
(401) 273-2639
265 Wickenden St
Providence, RI
 
Spa At Providence Place
(401) 270-0439
130 Providence Pl
Providence, RI
 
Davol Sq Fitness and Spa
(401) 383-9600
3 Davol Sq
Providence, RI
 
Capital Club Fitness Center
(401) 598-8277
1 W Exchange St
Providence, RI
 
Arts Recreation Center
(401) 351-5091
41 Central St
Providence, RI
 
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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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