Is it OK to exercise during the third trimester of pregnancy? Amanda Tress, personal trainer and founder of Fit Pregnancy and Parenting online, is here to answer that question. There is almost nothing more adorable than the pic at the end of this post, so be sure to read on. Thanks for stopping by, Amanda!
Is it safe to exercise in the third trimester of pregnancy? What workouts are appropriate? These are questions that I get often from my clients. And I’m here to tell you — it’s absolutely safe to exercise in your third trimester of pregnancy. Here is a break down of my workouts this past week (I am currently 32 weeks pregnant). Please keep in mind that I am in exceptional shape and maintained a very vigorous workout schedule pre-pregnancy.
This weekend I am running the Cincinnati Flying Pig Half Marathon with three of my gym clients. I am SO excited! I certainly won’t be breaking any records, but I plan to finish the 13.1 miles with style (we might purchase some pig noses and tails for the race). I even thought about turning my preggy belly into a little pig face and seeing how many stares I get. HA, just kidding.
Here are some important items to note as you continue working out through your third trimester or pregnancy:
If you have any questions about working out in the third trimester of pregnancy, please let me know! I would be more than happy to give you advice based on my experience and research.
Fit Pregnancy and Parenting was founded by Amanda Tress, mommy to a beautiful baby girl, mommy-to-be to a baby boy (June 2013), and a personal trainer who is passionate about health and wellness. She has trained clients in the gym for over 9 years, and truly enjoys helping women lose weight, learn how to exercise properly, gain confidence, and transform their lives (and the lives of their family) for the better. Follow Amanda on Pinterest, Instagram (@fitparenting), Twitter, and Facebook.
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