#8: 8 Ways Pilates Can Help You Prepare For Pregnancy

Friends, I cannot stress this enough. If you plan on getting pregnant anytime in the next few years, start doing Pilates now!

It is a God-send when it comes to pregnancy, labor, delivery and recovery.

There are a lot of things you can’t control about getting pregnant, being pregnant and having a baby but your health and fitness level is something you CAN control, at least in part. This is good news! Start doing Pilates now to reap the benefits later. I promise you won’t regret it 🙂

Now I’ll step down from my soap box and share the #8 most popular post of 2013…


8 Ways Pilates Can Help You Prepare For Pregnancy

We’ve all heard that exercise is great for pregnancy but there are so many options out there it can be hard to determine what type of exercise is best.

While I’m certainly biased, but many doctors would agree, Pilates is one of the most effective and beneficial forms of exercise to accommodate a healthy pregnancy along with a healthy delivery and recovery.

1. It builds strong abdominal muscles to support your back, hips and spine while carrying around the extra weight and mass of a growing baby belly (which will also pay off when you’re constantly carrying around 8+ pounds when baby arrives).

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PS- if you’re wondering where to start check out Balanced Beginnings – my online program that will transition you into pregnancy and keep you fit all 9 months.

Looking for online Pilates workouts and a supportive community? We've re-opened The Sisterhood to help support you during this challenging season.


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