What Exercise We Can Do During Pregnancy? – Walking. Taking a brisk walk is a great workout that doesn’t strain your joints and muscles.
– Swimming and water workouts.
– Riding a stationary bike.
– Yoga and Pilates classes.
– Low-impact aerobics classes.
– Strength training.
Which exercises should be avoided during pregnancy? Any exercise that may cause even mild abdominal trauma, including activities that include jarring motions or rapid changes in direction. Activities that require extensive jumping, hopping, skipping, or bouncing. Deep knee bends, full sit-ups, double leg raises and straight-leg toe touches. Bouncing while stretching.
When can a pregnant woman start exercising? During the first trimester (weeks 1 to 13) you can keep doing whatever you were doing before you became pregnant, unless there’s a risk that you could be hit, get too hot or have a fall. Read about exercises to avoid in pregnancy. If you’re not used to exercising, start gently and build up slowly.