Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

by | Dec 9, 2022 | Sports Injuries

Yes!

Over the years, there has been an evolution in thoughts and guidelines surrounding if exercise is safe during pregnancy. Current evidence suggests that exercise during pregnancy benefits both the mother and the baby.

Guidelines to consider:

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Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should engage in aerobic and strength training exercise routines.
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Exercise should remain at a moderate or less intensity.
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Consult your healthcare provider before initiating an exercise routine to ensure you do not have any complications or contraindications to exercise.

Benefits of exercise during pregnancy:

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Improves cardiovascular function
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Improves cardiovascular function
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Reduces physical discomfort
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Reduces risk of gestational diabetes
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Enhances sleep and mental health
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