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Is Resistance Training the Best Pregnancy Workout?

January 4, 2016 | Categories:

Hopefully by now you’ve heard about the many health benefits of exercising throughout pregnancy (less weight gain, easier delivery, more energy, etc.) but a recent study suggests that women who engaged in resistance exercise specifically experienced improved well-being, and a relief of pregnancy discomfort—including poor posture, fatigue, headache, nausea, insomnia and back pain—as well as a greater sense of control. Karolina Petrov Fieril’s Ph.D. thesis for Sahlgrenska Academy at the Health Sciences at University of Gothenburg in Sweden examined the effects of resistance exercise during pregnancy through interviews and quantitative studies. Her research suggests that moderate resistance exercise (in addition to cardio exercise) throughout pregnancy is beneficial for mom.

 

Read the full article on FitPregnancy.com.

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