Making the decision to eat healthier and exercise is the difficult part for most people. But once you have the vision of how you want to look and feel, that will help align your actions with your true intentions. Then look at your schedule and try to give your exercise time top priority and plan your day around your exercise program.
Exercise for Pregnancy BenefitsA regular fitness program can make your pregnancy easier with some of the benefits including:
- Reduces your chances of developing gestational diabetes
- Can make delivery easier, by strengthening the muscles needed during labor
- Makes regaining the pre-pregnancy weight and shape easier
- Reduces common complaints in pregnancy such as constipation, leg cramps, back pain, water retention and hemorrhoids
- Improves your self image
Carrying out a prenatal and postpartum fitness program is one of the best lifestyle choices you can make for you and your new baby! It not only promotes weight control, but it also restores muscle strength, boosts your energy level, improves your mood, relieves stress and helps prevent postpartum depression.
To promote better health and fitness we have added a prenatal and postpartum fitness class with the first three classes in December for FREE.
Fit to DeliverThe FIT TO DELIVER is a class that will focus on Pregnant Moms. Gentle exercises that utilize Pilates, stretching, and walking to fight pregnancy fatigue, boost mood, and help you feel better after baby arrives. This class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:15pm-7:00pm. Cost is $36 for 8 classes, $20 for 4 classes and a $6 drop-in rate. You can register from our Classes section or by phone at (951)694-8388.
Moms in MotionThe MOMS IN MOTION class. This class will held outdoors, stroller friendly and specific to women postpartum desiring to lose weight, gain back muscle and increase energy and strengthen the lost core! Specific exercises that will benefit your active and demanding life and challenge your body to get you fit for you and your family. Support from Moms, just like you (including your instructor!) to keep you motivated and strengthen the bond between you and your baby. This class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am-10am. Cost is $36 for 8 classes, $20 for 4 classes and a $6 drop in rate. You can register from our Classes section or by phone at (951)694-8388.
To kick off these two new classes we will offer them at NO COST in December. The Fit to Deliver FREE class dates are: December 18th, 20th and 27th from 6pm-7pm. The Moms in Motion FREE classes are December 17th, 19th and 26th from 9am-10am. You MUST pre-register for these FREE classes by calling our office at (951)694-8388.
To learn more about these classes and the instructor, Dana who is a Mom of 2 with a B.S. in Kinesiology with emphasis in Fitness, Nutrition, and Health from SDSU, please visit our Classes section. It doesn’t matter what level of fitness you are in right now, make a decision to achieve better health and fitness results. Including physical activity in your daily routine not only benefits you but helps you set a positive example for your child now and in the years to come!
Author: Unique Ultrasound