To most of us, the thought of staying fit while balancing the day’s activities and demands is a hefty undertaking, especially when you’re pregnant or have recently given birth. Typical cardio fitness is often too intense for
Your third trimester, weeks 28-42, is the home stretch -- and it often feels like a looooong one. That's because the third trimester is a time when, physically, your body is being stretched and pushed to the farthest in this last phase of pregnancy. Fatigue, back pain, sleep challenges, frequent
There are those who can't imagine a day without hitting the gym. And there are those who can't imagine "going for a run" unless they were being chased. Just because you fall into the latter camp does not mean you're stuck there. It just means you may need some extra motivation and tricks to get you
Taking a pregnancy yoga or fitness class is one of the best things you can do for your body, mind, and spirit. A pregnancy-specific class focuses on preparing both your body and mind for birth. Lamaze teaches that birth is normal and healthy event in a person's life
I’ve been enthusiastic about fitness for more than 10 years and have continued my interest in exercising while I’m now in the third trimester of my second pregnancy. I realized how many benefits I gained by staying active during my first pregnancy and chose to continue the habit.