Developing healthy habits, good routines and excellent techniques in your prenatal exercise will stand you in good stead for the journey that lies beyond. Throughout your pregnancy and as you progress towards the birth regular exercise will help you with your confidence and energy levels too.
There are many proven reasons why it is highly beneficial to exercise during pregnancy. Many common pre- natal complaints including fatigue, varicosities and swelling of extremities, and these are reduced in women who exercise. Additionally, active women are known to experience less insomnia, stress, anxiety and depression. There is also some evidence that weight-bearing exercise throughout pregnancy can reduce the length of labour and decrease delivery complications too.
We want a pelvic floor that’s functioning well before the birth. A healthy pelvic floor will be able to deal with the growing weight and pressure of a baby. And allow you to recover well afterwards. We want to ensure that we’re learning how to relax as well as lift the pelvic floor. A tight pelvic floor can cause as many issues as a weak one.
Developing stronger glutes, back and legs will help prepare you for that transition to motherhood perfectly. They say that giving birth is akin to running a marathon so once the fatigue and sickness of the first trimester are passed some gentle training will help make the task ahead seem less daunting.
When you're carrying that extra weight up front, finding a comfortable sleeping position can be a real challenge. Exercise will help you work off any excess energy and tire you enough to facilitate a more restful sleep.
Together we can devise a training plan that will get you ready for the big day ahead. It will be completely bespoke entirely structured according to your strengths, weaknesses and any specific goals that you may have. Get in touch for more details.