This webinar will aid understanding of physical activity during pregnancy. The webinar will describe current recommendations and evidence for physical activity during pregnancy. Advertisements
During your first trimester, your body goes through pretty significant changes. With fluctuating emotions, fatigue and nausea it can be a challenging time. Exercise and movement can help lessen some of these discomforts, but how can you do first trimester exercise safely and effectively?
Weight gain during and post pregnancy is a common worry. How much should you exercise? Research shows that many postpartum women are not exercising enough.
Unlike typical sports injuries, medical conditions are not always immediately apparent. This post identifies 10 common medical conditions in athletes.
Taking light exercise during pregnancy may improve the future health of a child by controlling weight in the womb.
A new spin on yoga has begun in California, Mother and Baby Yoga classes! It includes strengthening and flexibility exercises and provides new mothers the chance to get back in tune with their bodies after the stresses of labour. Course teacher, Michelle McAllister takes the mothers and babies through a series of activities, such as breathing, stretching, positioning and curling and was inspired to do so after completing training in San Francisco.
We all know how important it is to exercise regularly to keep in shape, and with the growing threat of obesity forcing us to be aware of our physical activity levels, we are constantly looking for ways to keep fit. Swimming is an excellent way to exercise. It offers numerous benefits that not only include keeping in shape and burning calories. If you are looking for a way to exercise that you can stick to, one that will benefit your mind as well as your body and a workout that is great for cardiovascular exercise and toning muscle, then swimming in the could be the physical activity choice for you. Read on to find out the benefits of swimming and working out in the water: Regular swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardio-vascular fitness Swimming can be used as a form of meditation that can help you gain a feeling of well-being Swimming is a great way to lose weight as it can burn over 400 calories an hour Swimming tones both your upper and …