We're at the end of National Women's Health Week and to celebrate, we're sharing some of our favorite -- and fun -- ways to get in your 30 minutes a day of fitness, as recommended by the Office on Women's Health and many leading health experts around the country.
Last week, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised "Committee Opinion" paper on "Physical Activity and Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period." The paper reflects the latest scientific research on the safety of, recommendations for, and reasons
Exercise during pregnancy isn't about losing weight or prepping for pool season -- exercising while you're pregnant can improve your overall state of well being, help relieve common pregnancy discomforts, physically prepare your body for the hard work of labor and birth, help your body recover faste
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Staying fit during pregnancy is a topic with many angles, and lots of questions. For women who were very active pre-pregnancy, the questions look like, "Can I still exercise? How much?" For women who were moderately or not very active before becoming pregnant, the concerns look more like, "I want to