Pregnancy Pilates in Barcelona
Pregnancy pilates is a great way to stay in shape and prepare for birth.
When a woman is pregnant the body experiences many changes. The main areas affected are: pelvis, abdomen, breasts.
If you do pregnancy pilates you can reduce many of the negative effects of being pregnant such as lower back pain.
Pregnancy, gives women more of the hormones progesterone and HCG (hormone chorionic gonadotropin ) joints are more flexible until they can cause pain.
During pregnancy the body has changed to allow baby to grow in it. Some of the changes are; the lower back has to be more flexible and hips need to become more elastic. The belly grows and the abdominal muscles separate, the body is required to be more elastic.
The weight of the baby changes the center of gravity the body is accustomed to, which means that the back muscles have to be stronger to support the weight. The hips and leg muscles also have to be stronger to support the weight of the baby. If those muscles are not strengthened for pregnancy the body can develop bad habits.
Many of the exercises in a pregnancy Pilates class are performed in a kneeling position with hands on the floor, a position considered great during pregnancy, the reason is because it reduces tension in the back and pelvis.
Pregnancy Pilates can help with all these problems. We work to improve flexibility and strength. Each trimester a pregnancy pilates class will focus on preparing for the next trimester or childbirth.
Pregnancy Pilates is a safe way to exercise during pregnancy. It is important to be fit not only to recover your body after childbirth and feel good, but also because they help with the process of pregnancy and childbirth.
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