Exercise during pregnancy can help you stay strong and healthy, but it’s important to be aware of what exercises should be avoided during pregnancy.
While some exercises are beneficial for pregnant women, others can put your baby at risk.
In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the types of exercises that you should avoid while pregnant.
High Impact Activities
What exercises should be avoided during pregnancy?
Not only could an injury harm you or your baby, but there is also a chance that contact sports could lead to blows which could cause premature labor.
Exercises That Require You to Lay on Your Back
Laying on your back while exercising can restrict the flow of blood to your baby so it’s important to avoid any exercises that require you to lay on your back while pregnant.
This includes certain yoga poses and Pilates movements so if you enjoy either activity it’s best to speak with a qualified instructor who will be able to advise you on which moves are safe for pregnancy fitness.