The 8 rules for cycling when pregnant

by Joshua Calton-Weekes |

Planning on cycling whilst pregnant? Ok, so you’re hardly Victoria Pendleton. But if you’re a keen cyclist, and want to carry on exercising now you’re pregnant, there’s no need for you to stop. You just need to apply a few rules!

Here's everything you need to know about cycling when pregnant...

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1. Take advice

‘Talk to your doctor and midwife and let them know you cycle, you intend to carry on and give them an idea of what you’ll be doing,’ says Louise Iles from Halfords Cycles and a mum-of-three. If there is any medical reason they give for you to stop exercising, take heed. It’s only for nine months.

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