This season we’re encouraging mothers-to-be to get buff and feel better in their skins as we transition from a body for one into a body for two. As someone who helps people loose inches and adopt a healthier lifestyle, I can promise you that if you find a way to stay committed to regular physical activity and clean eating (despite the emotional challenges from your increased hormone levels during pregnancy), you will achieve your desired level of health and fitness throughout your pregnancy.
Read on to learn more about expecting more from your prenatal fitness regimen as we talk to an exercise expert about getting into our best bodies before and after the baby comes. Sara Haley, an international fitness expert, certified fitness instructor, and a sought after pre/post natal specialist on prenatal fitness spoke with us about the secrets of shedding the baby blues, getting in shape for battling the challenges associated with parenting, and livening up our libido after the baby.
What common questions do pregnant women ask you about exercising when pregnant?
The most common things new moms ask me are: “My doctor said I’m not allowed to get my heart rate about 140 BPM? Is this true? (This is probably the question that frustrates me the most.) How can I tell if I’m doing too much or pushing too hard? Can I keep doing what I’m doing? When do I need to stop doing crunches?” Read more