Have A Healthy & Fit Pregnancy!
While pregnant, maintaining a healthy diet is important. However, a “fit” pregnancy is just as critical.We want to stay as active as possible (within your personal physician’s guidelines).Finding a re...
We want to stay as active as possible (within your personal physician’s guidelines).
Although we want to maintain a fit pregnancy, it’s important to be safe by choosing the right exercise for you and your pregnancy.
As you move into your second and third trimesters, balance, coordination and size become obstacles that you need to take into account during your activities. Most people remember me from my 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winning balance beam routine.
Yes, I could flip around on a four inch wide piece of wood in front of the world but put me in high heels and I’m one clumsy woman! As my tummy grew and my balance shifted I became even more uncoordinated than usual. I had a couple of close calls simply walking down stairs or slipping on wet tile.
It doesn’t matter who you are, pregnancy is going to affect you in ways you never thought possible.
Some of my favorite workouts during pregnancy were
It’s important to remember that there are certain precautions you need to take during your pregnancy.
Talk to your doctor about these precautions before beginning or continuing any exercise regimen.
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The mission of Shannon Miller Lifestyle is to inform, educate and inspire women to lead a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Through books, DVD's motivational speaking, a weekly call-in radio show, and website.
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