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Trainers Tip - Why You Should Exercise During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant Here's a few benefits of exercising...

  1. Your healthy baby starts now.
  2. You can get back to your pre-pregnancy weight quicker. Working out now creates muscle memory for afterward.
  3. You will have more energy!
  4. You will experience a decrease in these pregnancy related symptoms: back pain, constipation, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, swelling, urinary incontinence, and varicose veins.
  5. Your circulation will improve, meaning you will experience less swelling-which you will be so happy with by your third trimester!
  6. You will deposit less fat and limit your weight gain.
  7. You will enjoy a quicker postpartum recovery and usually an easier labor.
  8. You will feel better in general and feel better about yourself.

Please talk to your physician before starting an exercise program.

Michele Bryan
Lead Personal Trainer
Group Fitness Instructor

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