3 Best Exercises For All Pregnant Women

 

Exercises For All Pregnant Women
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These days, many women have realized the benefit and importance of good daily exercise for pregnant women.

Exercise will not only assist you in preventing those awful joint and back pains and enhance your breathing and helps to achieve less painful labor.

In addition to this, It also helps you to regain your normal body shape after delivery.

However, not all exercises are good for pregnant women.

There are some lead to unnecessary strain on you and also affect the condition of the baby.

Exercises you must avoid as a pregnant woman are those that require you to:

  • Bounce or stretch unnecessarily
  • Lie on your back
  • Engage in contact sports like football, basketball, volleyball, etc.
  • Put strain on your abdominal region
  • Hold your breath for more than 1 minute 

Now, it is advised able you consult your doctor before you engage yourself in any exercise. 

Thus, you will be able to get useful advice about things to do.

After contacting your doctor, you can also try these three simple exercises for every pregnant woman. 

These exercises can be performed at least three times a week(ensure you do a 5to 15 minutes of cycling or warm-up walking to enable your blood to flow and prevent any injury) 

1.  Buttock Leg Lifts

This is the first exercise we shall be discussing. All you need to do is

  • Go down with y knees and our hands touching the ground
  • Ensure your back is flat.
  • Then lift your right knee and stretch forward.
  • Stretch your right leg backward and make it very straight.
  • Do  the same in the opposite direction, left leg, right arm
  • Right leg, left arm.
  • Do this about ten times on each leg; you must ensure your back is straight.

 This exercise helps the gluteal muscles (i.e., your butt) to be stronger.

2. Pelvic Tilt Exercise

This exercise is also known as the cat stretch. To do this exercise:

  • Let your knees and hands position your abdominals down to enable your back arches to go downwards.
  • Secondly, tighten your abdominals in an upward position so that your back arches will move upward slightly, just as a cat would.
  • You can repeat this ten times in a continuous pattern and ensure you breadth slowly.

This exercise for all pregnant women will work your abdominals and lower back.

3. Wall Squats Exercise

 Wall Squats Exercise for pregnant women is good for your butt, lower back, and thighs.

  • Separate your feet shoulder-width apart and let your backrest the wall,
  • Then slowly lower your body until you position yourself at a right angle to the floor.
  • With good control over your body, return to your initial position and control your breathing by inhaling as you move down and exhaling as you move up.
  • You can do this 10-12 times, depending on your strength. You can do this even with or without the help of body balls.

In conclusion, you can get fit for your pregnancy: there are other simple exercises to help you look great & feel energized through your pregnancy.

odedoyin O. Samuel

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