Pilates for Pregnancy
A Safe and Effective Guide for Pregnancy and MotherhoodBook - 2018
"Pilates for Pregnancy covers the fundamentals of Pilates and includes a progressive Pilates programme tailored for each trimester - focusing on pelvic floor and abdominal strength, posture and health & fitness. Anya Hayes' insightful exercise guide will help you conquer the physical and mental stresses of pregnancy and improve your pregnancy health, mood and energy. This is a straight talking, woman-to-woman pregnancy fitness guide with a difference. Showing you: · how to optimize the position of your baby for a better birth experience; · how to avoid succumbing to the 'pregnancy waddle' and protect your back as your bump grows; · how to deal with second pregnancy posture while knackered and running after/constantly lifting a toddler; · how to minimize the trials of pregnancy on your abdominals, pelvic floor and mind; · how to get into the right mindset for a positive labour, and release tension postnatally; · exactly what cardio exercise is safe and beneficial to you and your bump, and what you should avoid."--Publisher description.
Publisher: London :, Bloomsbury Sport,, 2018
Branch Call Number: 618.244 Hayes
Characteristics: 192 pages :,illustrations, color ;,24 cm