Simple pregnancy exercises at home
It is very necessary to maintain a healthy routine during the pregnancy period.A fitness regime should be followed as long as possible.A daily routine exercise all through your pregnancy keeps you healthy and makes you feel the best of your mood.Regular exercise has many benefits which includes improving your posture and decreasing the stress and fatigue.
Gynaecologists has advised to exercise at least for 30 minutes a day, if you are physically fit.Also, before practising any of the exercise it is better to consult your gynaecologist first and then continue with the respective exercise.
Here are some easy to do exercises during pregnancy:
1)Stretching Exercise- Body muscles get warm up and become flexible through stretching.Stretching exercise includes-
a)Neck rotation- Slowly rotate your head towards the left shoulder first and towards the right shoulder the second time.Repeat it four times on either side.
b)Shoulder rotation-Rotate your shoulders up towards your ears then downwards, then up again and down afterward. Repeat the process four times.
c)Ankle rotation- Position your ankles at relaxed state , rotate your ankles forming circles, repeat the process four times with both legs.
d)Leg movement- Move your legs up and down slowly and slowly extending both of them.Repeat the process four times with both legs each time.
2)Kegel exercise- Kegel exercises helps strengthening your bladder, uterus muscles and bowel movement.It is another muscle strengthening exercise during your pregnancy period.Kegel exercise can be practiced any time in a day and as many times a day.It can be done as if your are trying to hold on your urine and when trying to pass out the gas.When you do the exercise try not to move your leg, abdominal muscle and buttock.
3)Tailor exercises- There are two types of tailor exercise- the first one the tailor sit in which you should sit on floor ankles crossed and knees bent down the floor.Keep your back straight and slowly lean towards the front.The second one called the tailor press is in which sit on the floor, bent your knees.Hold your ankles and pull the feet slowly and calmly towards your body.Put your hands below your knees and inhale.Now press your knees downwards against your hands, press your hands up against your knees.Hold to the position for few minutes.And relax.
“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”