Maintaining Fitness, Flexibility and Wellbeing During Pregnancy.
In this book, expert fitness and rehab practitioner and bestselling author Kit Laughlin, and senior teacher Jennifer Cristaudo, show you how to develop and maintain your fitness at home. They provide breathing and relaxation exercises, as well as a healthy eating plan.
Illustrated throughout with step-by-step photographs, and filled with valuable information, the book includes many helpful features:
- 25 prenatal stretching exercises that can be done easily at home. These gentle exercises will help you towards an easier childbirth as they loosen hips, relax lower-back muscles and contribute generally to your wellbeing. All you need is floor space, a chair, and a few minutes, two or three times a week.
- Effective, easy-to-learn breathing and relaxation techniques that Kit Laughlin has taught to thousands of women - with great results.
- Pelvic-floor exercises that have many benefits before and after childbirth. Also included are exercises for strengthening your trunk and abdominal muscles - to help maintain your posture, alleviate postnatal lower-back pain, and regain your figure as quickly as possible after giving birth.
- The "sensible eating" plan. Using this approach will maximise nutrition for you and your baby, and will help you minimise unwanted weight gain during your pregnancy. healthy cooking tips are also included.
- Publication Date:
- 15 / 09 / 2001
- 180 x 245mm