Some of the great things about walking include that there's no crashing impact, you can select
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Don't wait to get thirsty: Keep a water bottle close by and drink before, during, and after your workouts to ensure that you and your baby are adequately hydrated.
your own pace and distance, you get quality "think time" (a precious commodity after the baby arrives), and you can do it just about anywhere. For some fresh air, go for a trek around the neighborhood or hit a scenic trail. If the weather doesn't suit you, try a treadmill, or wander about your local shopping mall. Anything goes; just remember these key points:
i\euuce your nsk, ror iri|ury by avoiding activities that require a lot of balance and coordination because as your body shifts, so does your center of gravity due to your enlarged belly, breasts, and uterus. Back off from things that might land you on the ground: skiing, horseback riding, biking, and skating. Avoid sports that involve sharp, jerky movements such as swinging a tennis racket, volleyball, bowling, and so on.
Prenatal exercise classes are specially designed for expectant moms and take into consideration your shifting center of gravity, reduced stamina, and ever-changing bod.
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