Some pregnant women still wants to do an exercise during their pregnancy, this is because they used to to exercise and need to achieve a healthy life during pregnancy. However, there is a condition where exercise may harmful the pregnancy. Improper exercise may result bleeding even miscarriage. Women who used to exercise before they pregnant may feel uncomfortable when they should stop all the exercise activities. Therefore, those women tries to find a good and safe exercise to support pregnancy.
Exercise during pregnancy is very good as long as it is conducted under instruction for example from the doctor. Women should understand their body before exercise, if you are feel so tired then stop exercise, on the other hand, when you have an extra energy you may be able to do exercise. The exercise duration should become a consideration, you can consume half or a quarter of your usual exercise time during pregnant. How many times a week? it depends on the body’s need and strength. 2 or 3 times low impact exercise a week should be fine.
What kind of exercise that suitable for pregnancy? there are many ranges of exercise that available for pregnancy, but the most important is choose the low impact exercise such as swimming, yoga for pregnant, slow walking, weight lifting (use the small weight to train arms), aerobic for pregnant. The point is to avoid heavy exercise that uses cardiovascular, such as running, jumping, and weigh lifting use heavy weight, use stomach muscles like in pilates. Many people said that swimming is the good exercise for pregnant.