Pregnancy is no time to throw caution to the wind when it comes to healthy eating and regular exercise. Even if your pre-pregnancy weight is in the healthy zone, gaining too much weight during pregnancy can lead to negative long- and short-term outcomes for both mother and baby (1).
Learning new skills always sounds good until I jump in and determine it is never as easy as I would like. Last month I decided to try yoga after seeing yet another fabulous body on a magazine cover all thanks to a proper workout. Pilates. Yoga. It seemed everyone was involved but me.
It is fairly common for individuals to engage in a variety of exercise activities and at different rates of intensity. This can make it challenging to evaluate just how much activity they are actually doing across the week.