Pregnancy Exercise “Mums-To-Be”
Pre-natal Exercises Classes or one-on-one sessions are run by our Active Mums Trainers who are qualified in Pre-natal exercise. There is lots of research that proves an active pregnancy is the best way to go. Some of these benefits are listed below, but there are also many more.
At Active Mums NZ, we understand that everyone’s pregnancy is different, therefore our sessions are tailored to each individual to ensure your safety while exercising during this very special and exciting time.
For more information on Pre-natal exercise sessions please contact an Active Mums NZ trainer in your area.
Benefits from Exercising During Pregnancy
Helps to stabilise the pelvis and strengthen the pelvic floor muscles
Helps manage and alleviate common niggles of pregnancy eg back pain, neck and shoulder tightness
Controls weight gain
Improves circulation and can help reduce swelling
Research has shown that women who exercise generally have less complications and less need for pain relief during labour
Enhances balance and strength
Enhances mood and self-image
Helps with constipation/bowel movements
Improve transfer of oxygen (gas exchanges) at the placenta
• Exercise during pregnancy helps to keep your muscles toned as well as improve your posture!
• Research has proven that it can also enhance your baby’s growth and development
• Staying fit during your pregnancy means you will be able to regain your pre-pregnancy fitness faster after birth and it also improves post-delivery recover.
Contact a trainer in your area for more information on how they can help you stay fit and health so you enjoy the wonderful pregnancy experience.
From the Mothers Mouth:
“Excellent way to keep toned and active during pregnancy” (Rachel 14wks)
“Great way to stay fit and motivated during pregnancy” (Mel 26 wks)