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Pregnancy is the perfect time to commit to you and your baby's health! Exercise is an important component to your pregnant well being, as well as your strength as a new mom.
Fit4Baby® is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. These classes exclusively focus on pregnant moms! Regular activity such as Fit4Baby® classes can help to reduce many maternal aches and pains, increase energy during pregnancy and may speed the labor, delivery and recovery process. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), exercise is just as important during pregnancy as any other time of life.
We train and certify our Fit4Baby® instructors so they are fully equipped to lead pregnant woman in exercises that are safe and appropriate for her changing body. Fit4Baby® classes are interval based, combining elements of strength training, cardiovascular exercises and stretching and balancing exercises. Our classes are an excellent addition to a mom's prenatal yoga program.
We encourage each member of any FIT4MOM® program to seek a physician's approval before starting any exercise program. Fit4Baby®: helping soon-to-be mothers find the STRENGTH FOR MOTHERHOOD!
MYTH: You shouldn't workout during pregnancy if you were not previously engaged in an exercise program prior to becoming pregnant
FACT: Exercise may prevent gestational diabetes
MYTH: You should cut back exercise in the last trimester
MYTH: Pregnant women should not exercise more than three times per week
MYTH: You must keep your Heart Rate under 140 bpm (beats per minute)
FACT: With a few exceptions, you can participate in any sports while pregnant that you did before
MYTH: Kegels are not necessary if you are going to have a Cesarean
FACT: Absolute Reasons to NOT Exercise During Pregnancy
FACT: Warning Signs to Stop Exercise During Pregnancy