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This Is How You Lift Weights During Pregnancy

We present you tips on how to lift weights during pregnancy.

This Is How You Lift Weights During Pregnancy

If you lift weights during pregnancy you'll stay fit

In pregnancy, your body goes through a very extensive change, both hormonal and physical and basically turns your life upside down. It becomes imperative then, that you take care of your body. A healthy and a strict diet regime must be followed at all times. But exercise becomes all the more important. You need to stay fit through all the changes to give birth to a healthy child and become a healthy mother yourself. Weight lifting is often considered dangerous for a pregnant woman but studies have shown in regulated amounts it is one of the most beneficial activity a woman can do to stay fit. We present you tips on how to lift weights during pregnancy.

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.

 

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