Whether you’re pregnant or not, exercise is one of the best things you can do for your mental and physical health! High American authorities recommend that pregnant women without problems or risks do exercise at moderate intensity for 30 minutes or more, almost all (if not all) days of the week. aware, however, that pregnancy is not the best time to start an exercise you’ve never done before. This does not mean that you can not walk, swim or bike. If you do not have the habit of being active should be avoided to start jogging or playing tennis! (See Section Exercises focus and avoid during pregnancy ) In general, exercise helps to keep the heart, bones and head healthy! Remaining active, especially during pregnancy, the benefits are even more interesting.

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Here are some good reasons to exercise regularly during your pregnancy. Exercise can prevent and reduce the pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy such as constipation, back pain and fatigue. Moreover, a study in San Francisco showed that women who became active earlier in their pregnancy were less unpleasant symptoms during the first trimester. Exercise improves blood circulation, which is great for preventing varicose veins , hemorrhoids and water retention! Exercise improves the overall energy level which is very encouraging, considering that the most common complaint among pregnant women is fatigue! Exercise improves muscle strength and endurance to help childbirth. Working women appear better prepared to childbirth, and rely more quickly.

Exercise can reduce the risk of hypertension and gestational diabetes. Exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight gain. In addition, the return to its original size would be easier and faster in women who were active during pregnancy. Regular exercise can improve sleep quality during pregnancy. By being active, you protect your emotional health. Pregnant women who are physically active have a better view of itself and a lower risk of depression and anxiety. Finally, exercising regularly you will succeed in establishing a training routine, which can certainly be positive for the post-delivery. So do not hesitate to start slowly, but surely exercise as soon as possible.