This Is How You Lift Weights During Pregnancy
We present you tips on how to lift weights during pregnancy.
If you lift weights during pregnancy you'll stay fit
Take help from an expert - Check with your doctor and trainer before jumping to lift those weights. They'll provide you with the perfect schedule to begin the exercise. Take regular check-ups to make sure you're not doing something which will harm your body.
Lighter weights - Don't overdo yourself. Stress at any point will be extremely harmful for your body. Instead of going after those heavy weights find a creative solution. Use smaller weights and do more repetitions. You'll achieve the same result with half the risks.
Avoid lunges - Walking lunges are not a good idea for your already over-strained body. Moreover, it can be very harmful for your pelvic area. Instead of trying to overdo it try to find some better alternatives to this exercise. Consul your trainer for the same.
Be careful - Weights can be heavy. And your belly needs all the protection it can get at this stage. Don't be careless and under any circumstances don't let the weights hit your body. Use resistance band, they will provide the required protection.
Don't lay down and lift - It puts major pressure on your vena cava, a major vein in your body, which can diminish the blood and oxygen flow in your body. Use an inclined posture instead to solve this problem.