Your unborn baby is happily swimming about in preparation for birth, so why not do the same ?
Strength training in the water for pregnant woman. A woman go through several morphological changes when she’s pregnant. Extra weight in her chest causes an increase kyphotic curvature in her Thoracic past of her spine the extra weight in her tummy causing increased curve in her Lumbar spine and increase will pull that spine in and that will cause a lot of pressure on the spine. Exercise during pregnancy is extremely important. Exercising regularly while pregnant will keep (or get you) toned and in shape. You will have less bloating, muscle strain, and over all aches and pains.
The better shape you are in, the more flexible and fit you are while going through labor and delivery, the smoother that time will be. Also, making recovery from birth and getting your pre-body back into shape will be much easier if you are already in shape.
Water exercises – either swimming or water aerobics – are a great way to get the exercise you need, with very little strain on your muscles and body. Water exercises in general are terrific because you get all the benefits of exercising, yet with very little strain on your body. The weightlessness of being in the water, reduces the chances of injuries, pulled muscles, back strain, etc. The water will also help support you and your growing tummy, so you are able to move better, maintain your balance, and reduce the chances of falling or loosing balance. An added bonus is that water resistance means you are using both your large and small muscle groups and achieving maximum benefits. Some studies have indicated that exercising during pregnancy can reduce the risk of complications such as gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia. Exercising during pregnancy can also make it easier for you to lose the weight once you have given birth.
Water Aerobics Reduce Pain at Pregnancy Childbirth.
Remember, as with any pregnancy exercise, always check with your doctor first before starting a routine. You should stretch before and after a workout, and you should not push yourself to the point of exhaustion. The precautions to bear in mind when exercising during pregnancy are simple: aim to maintain your current level of fitness – don’t try to improve it. Also, when swimming or water aerobics make sure you have a proper fitting maternity swimsuit ” We supply them” so you feel comfortable and can move freely. While pregnant enjoy your time swimming or water aerobics and getting the exercise your body needs.
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