Exercise After Pregnancy

Presented below are some exercises that can help lose the pregnancy weight: Abdominal contraction and belly breathing: Sit in an upright position. Hold tight and contract the abs while simultaneously taking in a deep breath upwards of the diaphragm. Relax the abs when exhaling. You may slow increase the duration for which you hold tight […]

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Gіvіng bіrth wіll nо dоubt bе оnе оf thе mоst mаgісаl mоmеnts оf уоur lіfе аnd tо еnsurе thаt уоur сhіld іs strоng аnd hарру, іt іs іmроrtаnt уоu dо аll уоu саn tо hаvе а hеаlthу рrеgnаnсу. То hеlр уоu аnd уоur bаbу оn уоur wау, thіs аrtісlе hаs соmріlеd а numbеr оf tірs […]

3 Important Second Trimester Stretches

The second trimester is a welcome change from the first for a lot of women. Even though you’re starting to get bigger (yey, baby!), you’re body is much more adjusted to the major biochemical and hormonal changes that were taking place in the first. For some, vomiting reduces significantly. Like we said, you’re starting to […]

Myths about Exercising when ‘Knocked-Up’

Erica Ziel is a motivated woman.  She is the creator of the Knocked-Up Fitness series of exercise DVDs for pregnant women.  She was recently featured in the New York Times where she had a few choice comments about myths and perceptions about how to go about staying in shape when expecting.  The aptly named Ziel […]

I’m Pregnant and Want to Work My Abs. What to Do?

A lot of women are determined to stay in shape when they’re with child.  It’s definitely the right attitude and can certainly benefit unborn kids.  But there’s one set of exercises that you can worry less about: abdominals. There are a lot of myths that seem to be intuitively true.  We learn pretty often we […]

Relieving Back Pain & Exercises during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautifully painful journey.  Building a new life certainly can take the zip out of the mother’s, so looking for a way of combating the inevitable back pain that comes with the extra weight of the growing baby.  Some mothers are satisfied looking for ways to control the pain or alleviate it.  But […]