Exercising throughout your pregnancy is important for both you and your growing baby. It keeps you fit and healthy and your body in tip-top condition.
While long workouts at the gym might be out of the question during your pregnancy, there are lots of workouts you can do in your own home. You might also feel less self-conscious and more comfortable working out in your living room than at the gym.
Pregnancy fitness workouts on YouTube are a great way to keep fit in the comfort of your own home. And now we’ve all got smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs, it is easier than ever to stream YouTube videos to watch straight away. We round up the best pregnancy fitness videos on Youtube, from stretches to yoga and even those dreaded cardio workouts!
9 pregnancy fitness workouts on YouTube:
Yoga is well known for its beneficial properties whether you are pregnant, trying for a baby, a new mum, or just a regular Joe needing to keep in shape. Not only will yoga strengthen and tone your body during pregnancy, but it will help you stay calm and centred too.
Katy Appleton is the instructor for this series on TONIC, a women's lifestyle channel
. Katy runs Apple Yoga
, which offers yoga classes and workshops as well as online courses. With more than 2million views on YouTube, this one is a pregnancy yoga favourite.
Stay healthy during pregnancy with the Pregnancy Unleashed Prenatal Series from Diana Antholis
, personal trainer, best-selling author and lifestyle coach. The videos include pregnancy stretches to relieve everyday aches and pains and stability ball exercises for back and pelvic pain relief which can be used before and during pregnancy.
Pilates is a great exercise to do while pregnant. It improves posture, flexibility, balance and prepares you both mentally and physically for pregnancy, labour and the demands of motherhood.
This video features a quick, everyday workout routine that any mama-to-be can do to stay fit during pregnancy. Jen Chae
, beauty blogger and Youtuber is joined by Cassey Ho
, an award-winning fitness instructor and entrepreneur founder of Blogilates
With several videos to choose from, our quick workouts filmed with Joan Murphy, a co-founder of Frame fitness studios
in London, show you lots of achievable exercises for pregnancy. Once you’ve had your baby, we’ve got new mum workout exercises
to do with your baby too!
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