A lot of changes in the body during pregnancy, also in terms of sport and care.
Which sports are good for pregnant women?
Endurance sports such as jogging, walking, hiking up to 2000 m altitude, leisurely cycling, gymnastics, light aerobics, cross-country skiing, golf, yoga and swimming are good during pregnancy.
How intensely can expectant mothers train?
Beginners should exercise for around 20 minutes once or twice a week. If you are in better shape, up to three times a week for 30 to 45 minutes are okay. Only exercise for as long as you feel comfortable and do not get too out of breath. If your pulse is not higher than 130 beats per minute, you are challenging yourself optimally. If you can exercise while checking your zodiac sign compatibility then exercising for extra minutes can be possible.
Why is exercise recommended to pregnant women, even though exercise with a stomach is much more difficult than usual?
There are several reasons for this: Sport strengthens the heart and blood vessels and thus reduces the risk of thrombosis. Exercise also prevents gestational diabetes, because those who challenge their bodies can process sugar better. In sporty pregnant women, the pelvic floor, back and abdominal muscles are more resilient, they can use tension and relaxation more consciously. This makes labor easier to manage and makes it less painful to give birth.
Swimming is great for pregnant women. But what about the risk of infection?
Because the water quality in public swimming pools is well monitored, there is no risk of infection when doing aqua aerobics or swimming. However, you should avoid warm whirlpools and wet benches – there are too many bacteria here.
Is it true that even riding is safe for pregnant women?
Theoretically, there is nothing wrong with riding in a normal pregnancy. Especially in the early phase, the uterus is still well protected and a strong pelvic floor tolerates the horse’s movements. In any case, you take a risk: Any horse, no matter how good it is, can throw off its rider – with possible consequences for the unborn child. Because falls or bumps in the stomach should be avoided, bike tours over hill and dale, climbing, skiing and snowboarding, inline skating, team, competition or martial arts only make sense after pregnancy.