thread: Pregnancy Exercise DVD's during Pregnancy

  1. #1
    BellyBelly Member

    Jul 2005
    Melbourne
    60

    Pregnancy Exercise DVD's during Pregnancy

    Hi All

    Just wondering if anyone has used any exercise DVD's during pregnancy? I am determined not to do what I did last time and eat the entire time I am pregnant. #-o

    I am not sure whether I am PG yet, period was due monday just gone and I can't keep a secret so am not going to do a test until next week after I have seen friends this weekend. Then I am not lying when I say I don't know....



    Would appreciate any input on the DVD's.

    Regards

  2. #2
    Jen Schuster Guest

    Hi Rowie

    I used a DVD when I couldnt get to the Gym by Preggie Bellies - I bought mine form Rebel sport but I am sure you could find it at a number of places.

    It hekped on those days I couldnt be bothered leaving the house

    Love Jen

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    BellyBelly Member

    Jul 2005
    Melbourne
    60

    Thanks so much Jen, I've heard of the Preggie Bellies but didn't realise they had their own DVD. Will hunt one down!

    thanks again.

    Rowie

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    BellyBelly Member

    May 2004
    Scarborough, QLD
    124

    I used the PreggiBellies one as well and it was great. You can contact them directly - they have a website.

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    BellyBelly Member

    Mar 2005
    Sydney, NSW
    3,352

    I do a yoga video every morning, it's "yoga for mothers to be". Really gentle, but great. Im really enjoying it and there are two sections. Trimester 1 and 2 , and Trimester 3. So it's safe.
    xoxo

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    FirstTimer75 Guest

    I hope I'm not hijacking this thread with my question but I've been wondering about exercise too.

    I run 5 days a week and do pilates each morning if I can however I'm sure things will slow down as the pregnancy progresses and I have read that I shouldn't lay on my back for exercise after the first trimester. Much of my pilates is done on my back.

    Does anyone know of any good pregnancy pilates DVD's?

    Just off to search for PreggiBellies now

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    BellyBelly Member

    Feb 2004
    Melbourne
    1,241

    I did a pregnancy yoga DVD as well. I found that sitting on the fitball was great.

    I have also heard that the mini trampolines are a good way to exercise while pregnant, but check with a health professional first in case I'm wrong!

    Just do a search on pilates pregnancy DVD's and you should find some.

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    froofy Guest

    I have just found a Yogazone one called 'Postures for pregnancy'

    Even though I'm not yet pregnant, I've started to do it, so that I can continue it easily when I am. It's really good, they also help to teach you how to open up your rib cage so that in later pregnancy when you're big, you're less likely to be short of breath. It is very easy and basic, but still gives a good work out. Another thing I liked about it, is that at one stage, the pregnant demonstrator wobbled and fell over a little, but they didn't edit it out, they left it in, which made me feel it's a very honest production LOL.

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    Apr 2008
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    Fit To Deliver do pregnancy pilates dvd's - you can find them on the website. I used them all the way through my pregnancy and they are fantastic.

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    Registered User

    Oct 2007
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    I loved Prenatal Yoga by Shiva Rea. You can get it from stretchnow or gaiam.

    Contains modified excercises for each of the 3 trimesters. I was following the dvd right up until d-day!

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