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During this “honeymoon” trimester, energy peaks and nausea should be history—the perfect time to exercise.
Your Goal: Toward the end of the trimester, try walking 15-30 minutes a day, four to six days a week.
You’re ready to gradually lengthen your walks and pick up the pace at certain points. Just be sure not to push if you’re feeling tired or get overheated.
Your Goal: Toward the end of the trimester, try walking 25-40 minutes a day, five to six days a week, increasing your speed during one or two walks.
Provided you’re feeling good, it’s fine to continue increasing the length of your walks and picking up the pace a couple of times a week.
Your Goal: Toward the end of the trimester, try walking 40-50 minutes a day, five or six days a week; and 60 minutes a day, one day a week.