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Pregnancy and Exercise Myths

Set the record straight with pregnant clients so they can feel good about working out with you.

By Joy Keller
Oct 27, 2016

It's natural for newly pregnant women to be concerned about the health and wellness of their developing babies. However, some nervous new moms believe myths over facts and subsequently miss out on many benefits of physical activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that pregnant women get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week. Here are some popular myths about exercise and pregnancy that you can debunk for clients.

November 2016 IFJ Fitnographic

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