Each pregnancy is individual and every mum-to-be will have her own aims when starting or continuing an exercise programme.

Advantages of exercises during pregnancy

  1. Possible reduction in back pain
  2. Improved core strength to support your spine and help carry your baby around
  3. Improved posture
  4. Reduced likelihood of experiencing symptoms such as leg cramps, swelling, constipation and varicose veins.
  5. Improved circulation and blood flow
  6. Improved calcium absorption preventing future osteoporosis
  7. Improved relaxation and sleep patterns
  8. Enhanced mental well-being, improved self-esteem and self-confidence
  9. Reduced chance of developing gestational diabetes
  10. Lower chance of high blood pressure
  11. Quicker recovery time after birth
  12. Exercise helps curb excessive weight gain