Lisa Currys Pregnancy & Fitness

Lisa Currys Pregnancy & Fitness

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This is a complete guide to designing and maintaining an exercise programme during pregnancy and beyond into the postnatal period. Specifically designed for every stage of pregnancy, the exercises are designed to help the reader get, and remain, fit. The book includes tips on time and stress management skills. Lisa Curry is the author of "Total Health and Fitness".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 205 x 265mm
  • HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Angus & Robertson
  • Pymble, NSW, Australia
  • 180 colour photographs, b&w illustrations
  • 0207170797
  • 9780207170799

Table of contents

Part 1 Pregnancy and exercise: how exercise can help you; what is fitness; who should exercise?; exercise and your baby; developing and maintaining fitness during pregnancy; getting your partner involved; if you are new to exercising; pattern of exercise; warming-up is worth it; stretching exercises; aerobic exercise; strengthening your muscles; relaxation techniques; yoga and pregnancy; pelvic toning; cross training; designing a programme. Part 2 Month by month: the first trimester; the second trimester; the third trimester; weight gain; common illnesses sex and pregnancy; dealing with stress. Part 4 Nutrition and food: daily food intake during pregnancy; morning sickness; nutrition for breastfeeding; to limit fat; to limit sugar; to add fibre; to limit salt; to promote breastfeeding; to drink more water.show more