Even if you’re dealing with a bad case of the pregnancy blues and don’t feel like you have enough energy to get through your day, a short workout could help to boost your mood. Many moms-to-be can add some fun workouts to their busy week, and exercising regularly can help to make those pregnancy-related aches and pains that much more manageable.
Whether you worked out regularly before you became pregnant or are just getting started with a fitness program, there are several ways to stay motivated ““ and most importantly ““ have fun!
Here are some fun pregnancy workouts to keep you motivated:
Fun Workouts #1 – Swimming Pool Workouts
Working out in a pool can be soothing during pregnancy ““ especially during those scorching summer days. You can do a series of simple exercises to strengthen and tone your muscles, and also alleviate some joint or muscle aches. Strengthen the arms, shoulders and lower body with a cross-country ski move in the water.
Floating on your back with a flotation device and strengthening your abs can be a great core-building workout in the water.