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The Myths and Facts of Prenatal Fitness »

The Myths and Facts of Prenatal Fitness

MYTH: You shouldn't workout during pregnancy if you were not previously engaged in an exercise program prior to becoming pregnant

  • ACSM states a healthy woman may continue with her regular exercise regimen or begin a new program during pregnancy.
  • If you have not exercised prior, start slow and build up gradually.
  • Consistency is most important.

FACT: Exercise may prevent gestational diabetes

  • Exercise has an insulin like effect on the muscles causing blood sugar levels to drop.
  • 3-5% of pregnant women will get Gestational Diabetes.
  • REGULAR exercise is one of the most important factors in prevention!
  • Small meals, include protein, reduce sugars.

MYTH: You should cut back exercise in the last trimester

  • You might cut down the intensity, but you should remain consistent.
  • It's important to continue at a similar RPE throughout the pregnancy.

MYTH: Pregnant women should not exercise more than three times per week

  • ACOG...
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