Why is sport during pregnancy healthy?
We need regular exercise at every age and at every stage of our lives. And during pregnancy does sports particularly well. He counteracts the typical back pain and water retention and is good for your mental balance. And do not forget: With trained abdominal and pelvic floor muscles and good condition, you are better prepared for the strains of the birth. And after the birth you will quickly fit again.
You should be able to talk relaxed during the sport - then the intensity is just right.
Particularly beneficial: water sports
Swimming, aqua jogging, aqua spinning or aqua fitness maintain health and fitness expert for the best and safest sports variants for pregnant women. Even in advanced stages of pregnancy, you can still easily move in the water, your loaded by the weight gain joints are spared. Your body is supplied with oxygen and trains the major muscle groups legs and back, torso and arms.
Listen to your gut and do not overdo it
What is to about to give birth?
In the last third of pregnancy will probably reduce their training because the more exposure to child and abdominal girth makes smooth, rapid movements virtually impossible any expectant mother. In addition, the risk of injury is higher now because the pregnancy hormone progesterone relaxes joints and ligaments, to make the pelvis for childbirth flexible. Ultimately, will certainly tell you your gut feeling, what you and your baby is doing well and what does not. Cycling, swimming and water aerobics, you can practice until shortly before the birth but still.
Swimming is especially soothing and easy on your joints loaded!
Sport after childbirth
After the birth you should and your body first of all enjoy peace and during the postpartum period Once get your strength back. Go your sport stint in small steps, start with postnatal exercises, stretching exercises and muscle toning. Then you can gradually return to your familiar Fitness program. After a Caesarean you should refrain 6 to 8 weeks entirely on sports until the seam has healed well.
When do I have during sport to watch or operate no sports?
You should consult your doctor if -:
- You are expecting multiples
- You are suffering from hypertension
- There is a risk for premature labor
- They have a low-lying placenta
- A stronger spotting occurred
- You had problems with the lower back or the hip joints
- You have already suffered a miscarriage
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