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VIDEO: 10-Minute Prenatal Lower-Body Workout

Working out during pregnancy can improve sleep and boost energy, but there are certain workouts, like squats, that can have tremendous benefits before and during labor. Our friends at Popsugar share their 10-minute prenatal lower-body-workout that targets trouble zones and helps support your growing belly. Remember, you always want to check with your doctor before engaging in any workout during pregnancy!

Summer Safety Tips: How to Exercise in the Heat

Most of us love the summertime, um, until we’re pregnant. What used to just feel like a pretty warm and sticky day often feels a lot more intense for a hot soon-to-be mama. Feeling warmer than usual and sweating more isn't in your head, blame hormonal changes and an increase in blood supply to the skin throughout pregnancy. If you’re already sweating while you’re brushing your teeth, how are you going to make it through your workouts this summer? Don’t fret.

Pregnancy Meditation and Resting Shivasana Pose

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Week 36: Finding Balance

Moving my body is what I do to release stress and feel strong and energized. So when I didn’t know I was pregnant and was doing 20-mile training runs back in October for the New York City Marathon and climbing obstacle courses while competing in a Tough Mudder mud run, I couldn’t figure out why I was slowing down so much.

That is, until I had a dream of a little baby with blue-green eyes and dark hair that felt so, well, real that I immediately drove to the store to buy a pregnancy test…which came back positive. Surprise!

Prenatal Yoga: Hands and Knees Yoga Flow

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Prenatal Yoga: Warrior Poses

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Prenatal Yoga: Tree Pose

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Prenatal Yoga: Cat/Cow Pose

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Prenatal Yoga: Chest Opener

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Prenatal Yoga: Ankle-to-Knee Hip Opener

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