Exercises on the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Mommies should always maintain a healthy lifestyle for both the baby she’s conceiving and herself. This does not necessarily mean eating healthy, though it’s a big factor also, but keeping themselves physically fit as well. If  you are in your first trimester of pregnancy, here are a few exercises you can do alone or with your hubby:

 

Aerobic Exercise  - This will improve your breathing/body’s oxygen use and heart rate. Also prevents fluid retention, hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Boosts up muscle strength that prevents you from experiencing back pains.

  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Running/jogging

Dance – A little beat and you’re good to go. You can do it at home or special classes for pregnant women. Shun from too much leaping, spinning and jumping.

Bicycling – Stationary bikes are good because it diminishes your chance of falling. However, you can try regular biking in the park or outside your home. Be sure it’s not slippery out there, okay?

NOTE: Don’t overdo it. Keep it under 20-30 minutes at least 2-3 times per week. Wear comfy clothes and have bottled water in hand always. Stop exercising if you feel dizzy, or having any vaginal bleeding, contractions et al.

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