During pregnancy regular exercise can improve health, reduce the risk of back pain, excess weight gain, and it makes delivery easier. Moderate exercise during pregnancy may give a newborn baby a healthier start. Exercise at any time whether a woman is pregnant or not can improve the health of the heart, improve stamina, decrease fatigue & constipation, increase energy level, enhance sleep, and improve the strength of muscle.
As per the best laparoscopy surgeon in Jaipur Dr. Pratima Poddar suggests a well-chosen exercise program can help a woman to improve baby/mother health and other benefits during pregnancy. It is important to consult with the best gynecologist before starting exercises to make sure you do the right exercise at the right stage of pregnancy.
Exercise is very important, but it must be low-impact and it is important to know when to stop the exercise in which stage of pregnancy. Yoga, Swimming, Brisk Walking and Stationary cycling are best ways to get fit during pregnancy.
Yoga keeps the joints stronger and helps to maintain the flexible body. Yoga strengthens muscles, stimulates blood circulation and increase the level of relaxation. Yoga helps to stay calm & in control during labor.
Brisk walking provides a cardiovascular workout without too much affects on the ankles & knees. Brisk walking can be done at any stage of pregnancy at any time. Choose smooth surfaces & avoid rocks, and other obstacles, and wear supportive footwear.
Swimming and exercising in water give a better range of motion without putting pressure on the joints. The buoyancy offered through water can offer some relief from the extra weight. Swimming, walking in water, and aqua aerobics are best practices throughout pregnancy.
Preparing for labor Squatting and pelvic tilts, Brisk walking instead of jogging can reduce pressure on the lower back. During labor, squatting can help to open the pelvis, so it may be a good idea to practice during pregnancy.