ACOG recommends that pregnant women engage in 150 minutes of exercise per week. But really, that’s where their guidance ends. That leaves a lot of grey area you to wade through if you’re a runner.
8 considerations to guide your postpartum return to running. We tend to think of running as a “simple” activity, but it actually places a very high demand on your body (in general) and on your inner core (in particular). Take a smart and sustainable approach to your training and return to running after baby.
“Listen to your body!”
Who else has been given this advice??
I’m guessing if you’ve been pregnant, you’re raising your hand.
I had no idea how my athletic choices during pregnancy and my physical tendencies would impact my labor experience (if they did, but they probably did). And I really didn’t understand that my self-competitive mindset had no place in the delivery room.