Year: 2013

admin November 27, 2013

Your level of exercise will vary throughout your pregnancy. Some days (or months) you’ll feel like Wonder Woman, and other times will find you feeling like you ran a marathon when you only walked to the bathroom. During the first trimester, you might find yourself quite tired, whereas in the second trimester, you’ll probably find […]

admin November 20, 2013

Of course you won’t exercise while pregnant until you first get pregnant! Athletic women can have particular concerns about conception and fertility because the reproductive system responds to how much energy we expend by working out. We’re not talking about how you get through a triathlon during your period or the nuances of core work […]

admin November 13, 2013

You might be thinking, “Hold up; I thought pregnancy meant the freedom to gain weight. Why measure my body fat?” Body-mass index (BMI), is calculated from a formula based on your height and weight and can be factor into fertility and healthy nutrition for supporting the growth of your fetus. If your BMI is either […]

admin November 13, 2013

You might be thinking, “Hold up; I thought pregnancy meant the freedom to gain weight. Why measure my body fat?” Body-mass index (BMI), is calculated from a formula based on your height and weight and can be factor into fertility and healthy nutrition for supporting the growth of your fetus. If your BMI is either […]

admin October 29, 2013

In Fit & Healthy Pregnancy, Dr. Kristina Pinto and Rachel Kramer, MD, offer guidelines for women who would like to exercise during pregnancy. They suggest: Warming up for 5 to 10 minutes is important to ease into a workout and determine how your body is feeling that day. Start slowly and build to more effortful […]

admin June 17, 2013

Exercise during pregnancy isn’t just safe, it’s healthy for you and your baby. Fit & Healthy Pregnancy dispels generations of old wives’ tales about exercise and pregnancy so active women can stay strong and in shape. This book from running coach Dr. Kristina Pinto and triathlete Rachel Kramer, MD goes beyond labor and delivery through […]