Exercise and Pregnancy

Carefully planned and monitored exercise during pregnancy can be fun and beneficial for you and your baby.  Health care providers suggest that exercise during pregnancy is safe and beneficial for pregnant women, provided you have an exercise history prior to conception.  Very unfit women and woman who have not exercised regularly prior to conception should…

Is it OK to exercise if you have a cold?

Mild to moderate physical activity is usually OK if you have a common cold and no fever. Exercise may even help you feel better by opening your nasal passages and temporarily relieving nasal congestion. As a general guide for exercise and illness, consider this: Exercise is usually OK if your symptoms are all “above the…