Globe & Mail Article: Is it safe to work out while pregnant?

Is it safe to work out while pregnant? THE QUESTION: I am pregnant and I want to work out. Can you give me some guidelines?

THE ANSWER: Before you start any exercise routine, make sure your doctor has given you the “all clear.” Your exercise routine prior to this pregnancy is a big indicator of what you can do while pregnant. A good general rule of thumb is: Don’t take up new sports or fitness activities while pregnant. Do what you are used to, just decrease the intensity. Read More

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