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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.

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