Fitness in your First Trimester

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Pregnancy is a stage that requires you to change and tweak your workout routines. But that doesn’t mean one shouldn’t be exercising or be scared to exercise. Medical research has come a long way over the years and it is now recommended to keep active during your pregnancy unless otherwise stated by a doctor. 

You can do low-impact exercises such as:

But you can also do high-impact activities such as running and strength training. This is especially true if you already did these activities before becoming pregnant.

Things to keep in mind while exercising:

  • Don’t overexert yourself,
  • Avoid exhaustion,
  • Use the talk test – if you can’t talk, you’re doing too much
  • Avoid pain or uncomfortable exercises

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