Unsafe to exercise while pregnant?

I don’t have formal training when it comes to training pregnant women, so it’s up to you if you want to pay any attention at all to anything I have to say. But I have written a little bit about training while pregnant before, when I researched it for my friend who was pregnant (click … Read more

Recommended reading: Weight training during pregnancy – Lieke’s experience

Because a couple of people have asked me recently about training during pregnancy, I’ve found myself reading up loads on it (remember, I’m not claiming to be any kind of expert, so if you know better, please let me know).  But I just read this blog post (click here to read it) about one ladys personal experience of weight training during her pregnancy.

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NICE guidelines for managing your weight before/during/after pregnancy.

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have released weight management guidelines for women before/during/after pregnancy.  You can take a look by clicking here.  I’m the first to admit I am no expert in this department, so if you are, let me know where I’m going wrong.  But the guidelines are 60 pages long, so here are some of the bits that caught my eye, and my personal comments in brackets… 

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