Archive For The “Pre-natal” Category
Although antenatal exercise is receiving an increasing amount of attention within the media, the health and fitness industry and the NHS clear advice on what is the best thing for women to do still seems to be missing. In this article we are going to go through the different types of exercise available to pregnant [...]
Like a lot of prenatal exercise the benefits of prenatal yoga are too undoubted. Yoga is a discipline that focuses on the balance between your mind, body and breath, the controlled movements you will perform are a great way to help alleviate prenatal discomforts whilst also giving the added benefit of helping to prepare you [...]
A common question asked by women wanting to exercise when pregnant is what intensity is it safe to exercise at ? Previously it was advised that women use their heart rate as an indicator, not letting it exceed 140 beats per minute, however as heart rate differs so massively from one woman to the next [...]
Over recent decades pre and postnatal exercise has received an increasing amount of attention with its benefits now widely accepted by fitness professional and within the health care industry, lately BBC news, GMTV and BBC Radio 4 have all done stories promoting the need to exercise during and after pregnancy, but the question still remains [...]
Postural imbalances are very common within society today, everyone is susceptible to them, mainly being exposed to them through bad habits they adopt in everyday life, examples can be seen everywhere we look. Office workers commonly experience such through persistent slouching at their desk, straining to look up at the computer, to people who work [...]
Pre and Post natal exercise has received an increasing amount of attention over recent decades and its benefits can no longer be ignored. Previously due to a lack of information and scientific data in the area, society held the restrictive view the pregnancy was a time for women to cease all physical activity and wrap themselves in cotton wool almost. As a result many myths were formed, however as the decades have progressed numerous governing bodies have produced guidelines, recommendations and research dispelling the early myths and doubters.