Exercise during pregnancy is generally good for both the mother and baby. In this episode, Tracie Smith-Beyak discusses the specifics of strength training during pregnancy. This includes both risks and benefits associated with working out.
Interested to learn more about training pregnant as well as pre- and post-natal clients? Take our online course Understanding a Fit Pregnancy with Tracie Smith-Beyak who is one of the authors.
IN THIS EPISODE
1:30 – Is it safe to strength train using moderate to heavy loads during pregnancy? Especially if the client was lifting prior to getting pregnant?
3:00 – General load guidelines for strength training
4:00 – Risks associated with strength training during pregnancy
7:30 – Benefits associated with strength training during pregnancy
9:00 – Tips for prenatal athletic weight training