Gone are the recommendations of keeping your heart rate below 140 bpm.By Angela Bekkala
Prenatal Running: What You Need to Know
After rejoicing that you’re pregnant, it’s time to reconsider some things: Should you stop painting your nails? Is caffeine now off the table? No alcohol for nine months plus breastfeeding time is kind of a lot.
But how about your workout? You’re in great shape, and you don’t want to lose that through the next nine months. And you don’t have to.
Just because a small human is growing doesn’t mean you can’t take him or her for a jog. In fact, it might even be beneficial.
Exercise during pregnancy has been associated with a reduced risk of developing certain obstetrical complications, including preeclampsia, pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes.
And some more good news: It has also been associated with a better tolerance of labor.
Find out the best way to keep up your miles while pregnant so you can escape that post-baby weight as soon as possible.
Pregnant Running Articles & Advice
Sure, we got that talk back in middle school. But the miles we log affects our bodies differently than men.By Jason Karp
Not only do studies show you can run while pregnant, it may actually be good for you and your baby. Find out the straight scoop on this fascinating toBy Michael Clarke
Pregnancy doesn't mean you have to stop running. But there are some things you should know.By Megan Harrington
Olympic runner talks to ACTIVEkids.com about running while pregnant, parenthood and the 2016 Olympics.By Scott Brown
Can you keep up your normal run routine? Is it safe for Baby to run in the third tri? Here's what all momstobe need to know.By Taylor Danser
How safe is it to run while pregnant? Find out with this running tour through the trimesters.By Jason R. Karp, Ph.D.
Do you know your running facts from fiction? Dr. Jason Karp, a nationally recognized running coach with a Ph.D. in exercise physiology sheds some lighBy Jessica Sebor