Every single pregnant woman should exercise throughout her entire pregnancy. I wonder if women understand all the benefits of exercising during pregnancy. If they did, I think more women would exercise while pregnant. But anyhow, I know that some women are just afraid and they don’t know what exercises they can do while they are pregnant. So today, I am going to give you a few pregnancy exercises that you can do while pregnant that will help you keep your hips, thighs and butt in shape. I know this is the biggest concern for us women as there is nothing we can do about our hips widening. But we can do something about our thighs expanding and our booties growing. Make sure to do these exercises and you will keep you lower body in check during pregnancy.
I also want to encourage you to make healthy choices when eating.
I know you are probably a little frustrated like most pregnant women, because your OB hasn’t educated you much on Pregnancy Nutrition.
It’s actually quite frustrating for me…….
Aside from giving you a list of foods you should NOT eat, and weighing you in every week, that is pretty much it. And it’s insane because what you eat doesn’t just affect YOU! It affects the baby as well.
Its very easy to say “you have to slow down with your weight gain”, but not give you any tools or resources to help you.
But you have to control what you eat and not use this pregnancy as an excuse to “Eat For 2”. I mean you don’t by any means have to diet. I certainly didn’t and I did allow myself some splurges. I would eat a bagel a week which I normally don’t when I’m not pregnant, I usually stick to oatmeal which I love. But you just have to make GOOD CHOICES. You should want to anyways because everything you are eating now is affecting your little baby. So make good choices girlfriend.
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So here is what I’m going to do for you. I’m going to give you a NUTRITION GUIDE with exactly what to eat, all the RECIPES, good SNACK OPTIONS, etc. So that you can get an idea of how you should be eating during your pregnancy so that you can be healthy, be creating the best possible environment for your baby, and so that you don’t gain EXCESS WEIGHT so that you are not super uncomfortable all during pregnancy and feeling huge and self conscious. And so that you can lose all your baby weight fast postpartum.
I made this 2-Week Nutrition Guide to give away for FREE to all my pregos because I work with so many in my Fit Mom-To-Be Workout Program that always have so many NUTRITION questions. So, I figured I would make this in an easy to read, print and follow way to help you take the guesses out of how to eat optimally during your pregnancy.
If you follow it and you EXERCISE, you will not just have a great pregnancy but you will feel CONFIDENT, RADIENT, GLOWING. You won’t be uncomfortable and have aches and pains because you’ve gained so much weight. You will have an easier labor and delivery. You will sleep better, have more energy. And you will seriously decrease your chances of falling into POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION.
I can’t wait for you to get this Nutrition Guide, the recipes are amazing, and there are so many different options for snacks. You are going to love it. Download it here (It’s totally FREE): PREGNANCY NUTRITION GUIDE.
There are so many benefits to exercise and healthy eating during pregnancy. Did you know that everything you do during pregnancy affects your baby?
Just in case you don’t know what some of the benefits of exercising during pregnancy are, here is a review.
Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy:
- Improved Sleep.
- Less pains and discomforts.
- Less chance of excess weight gain.
- Faster and easier labor and delivery.
- Less chance of gestational diabetes.
- Get in pre-pregnancy shape much faster.
- More energy.
Ok, without further due, here are the exercises that you can do during pregnancy to work your hips, thighs and butt.
Pregnancy Exercises For The Lower Body:
- Reverse, Stationary or Walking Lunges
- Seated Leg Curl
- Step Ups
- Stability Ball Hip Extensions
- Lateral Lunges
- Stability Ball Leg Curls
- Plie Squats
- Supine Stability Ball Hip Extensions
- Leg Extensions
- Cable Kicks
You see, there are plenty of pregnancy exercises that you can do to work your thighs and butt and keep them tight and toned during your entire pregnancy. And there are more exercises that you can do and there are a ton of upper body pregnancy exercises as well. So, my prego friend, get your butt to the gym and try some of these exercises. I promise it will be worth it.
The Best Pregnancy Workouts are those that work the entire body, so make sure to work your body in a balanced manner. And make sure that the workouts are safe. If you are not sure how to put a pregnancy workout together, click on the following link so you can get them: Pregnancy Workouts.
By the way, if you haven’t received a list of what you should absolutely not eat during pregnancy, here is a short and cute little CHECKLIST that you can download and print so you can have with you always as a reminder.
Check me out in the NEWS talking about Pregnancy Exercise & Diet, click here: Pregnancy Fitness
Check out this short video, I think it will really encourage and help you!