BEING PHYSICALLY ACTIVE around PREGNANCY

BEING PHYSICALLY ACTIVE around PREGNANCY

By Adam Parrelli

A huge population we have the pleasure to look after are the ‘ladies that lift.’ Each woman we look after is on their own journey, we will often care for those who are pre, during or post partum.

For a long time there has been a stigma (or lack of information) for a while around training and pregnancy.

Current guidelines are definitely in favour of maintaining movement and encourage moderate intensity exercise during pregnancy as well as maintenance of strength in the pregnant population. Although these guidelines have been created based on limited research in this particular area we strongly advise ALWAYS BE IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH YOUR HEALTH CARE TEAM.

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