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Walking During Pregnancy - Healthy Pregnancy

Walking during pregnancy is a very simple exercise and accessible to all women, so you should try it throughout your pregnancy.

Do you normally perform exercise?

If so, walking is something you should do anyway, is a very good practice, even during the last weeks of pregnancy. If you have not practiced any sport before, walking is the basic exercise you should experience during your pregnancy.

So, for moms having a baby, listen up!

Why walking during pregnancy is good?

Walking is an excellent pregnancy exercise that you can do virtually everywhere. However, you can choose an open area, like a forest, the beach or a park. Avoid rugged terrain with rocks, to prevent possible falls. For a maximum benefit, avoid places too crowded and with a lot of pollution.

A walking routine is considered a natural exercise that can help you in many ways and has very basic benefits that are helpful for your pregnancy, for example:

  • It is definitely good for overall health
  • It is a distraction that allows you to release tension and stress
  • It helps blood circulation
  • It will also help to stretch your legs
Walking During Pregnancy

I suggest you start your walking routine in a moderate peace, about 3 times a week. Walk slowly for the first 6 minutes to warm up, then slightly accelerate your step, but do not overdo it, you have to keep a moderate pace without running.

Every 10 minutes of walking, stop and try stretching your muscles for relaxing. Walk at least half an hour.

If you can walk longer without feeling any discomfort, do it, but do not become overheated.

While walking you need to keep some simple conditions:

Keep your mouth closed, breathe out slowly and hold back straight; then your diaphragm becomes especially active. Diaphragm is exceptionally important while providing correct development of your baby.

Final thoughts:

If you are not accustomed to physical exercise, pregnancy is not the time to start. But walking is a routine that everyone should practice, including pregnant women. This very low impact exercise can help you to remain being the most beautiful and charming woman after pregnancy.

Walking during pregnancy is a light exercise and doctors normally recommend, even during the last week of pregnant. Nevertheless, ask your doctor when to stop exercising.

You should look for a safe exercise during pregnancy. Practicing a workout routine is normally considered beneficial for pregnant moms. However, you can check what exercises to avoid during pregnancy.

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