Exercise is becoming a staple in more and more woman's lives, including during pregnancy. Many women view exercise as an integral, if not vital, part of their daily lives and schedules. All women should consult their physician before beginning any exercise program during pregnancy to confirm they do not possess any contraindications for exercise.
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New Pregnancy Exercise Routines

Women who are pregnant should start a daily exercise program even if they have not exercised prior to pregnancy. ... more »
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Are Trampolines Safe During Pregnancy?

Jumping on a trampoline carries a high risk of falls and injuries. Should you do it during pregnancy? ... more »
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Is It Safe To Lift Weights During Pregnancy?

There is no reason to stop lifting weights during pregnancy as long as you modify your workout and take a few extra precautions. Any muscle loss results in diminished mobility and strength — and these are two things you will need a lot of as a new parent. ... more »
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Is Hiking Safe During Pregnancy?

Hiking is an activity with several health benefits. You get to see beautiful places, challenge your skill and stamina, and get in a great cardio workout in the process. ... more »
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Is It Safe To Play Lacrosse During Pregnancy?

Lacrosse is a great, interactive team sport that gives you an intense cardio workout to boot. Some compare it to field hockey, although in lacrosse, you use a stick that has a head for catching and a ball instead of a puck. The rules are different but the basic concept when it comes down to the running workout it provides is virtually the same. ... more »
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Is It Safe To Bicycle During Pregnancy?

Working out in a structured exercise program is beneficial to you whether you are expecting or not. Unless you have pregnancy complications, have a high-risk pregnancy, or your doctor/midwife has immediate concerns regarding exercise, you can feel free to continue enjoying physical activity and exercise as long as you are careful. ... more »
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Is Boxing Safe During Pregnancy?

Boxing is a great aerobic activity, and its popularity is increasing. Boxing is an ideal stress reliever (what other sport allows you to punch your way to serenity?). But is boxing safe during pregnancy? ... more »
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Is It Safe To Play Hockey During Pregnancy?

Exercise is a vital component of a healthy pregnancy. In fact, staying active throughout your pregnancy helps ensure a healthier, less complicated nine months as well as labor and delivery. Yet not all sports and physical activities are safe to do while pregnant. ... more »
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Is It Safe To Play Soccer During Pregnancy?

The world knows it as football but in the US it's called soccer.  Soccer is a sport to get a good cardio workout, strengthen your leg muscles, and fine-tune your agility. It is the #1 sport worldwide and many women enjoy watching and playing soccer regularly by joining neighborhood teams. ... more »
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Is It Safe To Play Football During Pregnancy?

Football has been well documented as a risky sport, even for professional players with professional equipment. It’s not a surprise then that playing football during pregnancy is not the safest of choices. ... more »

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