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Dangerous Workouts for Pregnant Women

Dangerous Workouts for Pregnant Women

Perhaps you’ve learned of the advantages of exercising during pregnancy: more sleep, more energy and stamina, and a lighter mood. For example, it is excellent for you to take walks or swim. But when you are pregnant, some exercises aren’t a good idea. Knowing the difference will help save both you and your growing baby.

Avoid Sports or Exercise That Involve Altitude Change

Unless you already live at high altitudes, avoid any activity that takes you up over 6,000 feet. On the flip side, scuba diving, which puts your baby at risk of decompression sickness, should be off-limits, so wait for your next dive until you are no longer pregnant.

Hot Yoga or Exercise in Super-Hot Weather

Any exercise or environment that increases your body temperature above 1.5 degrees F should be avoided as it causes blood to shun away from your uterus and skin as your body tries to cool off. That means also staying away from saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs.

Workout to Lose Weight

You can be 25-35 pounds heavier, depending on your pre-pregnancy weight. This can be not easy to accept, both emotionally and physically, but you need to remain calm. If you keep to a healthy meal course, the gain in weight during pregnancy is a sign of healthy development for your baby.

Excessive stretching or rebounding

Pregnancy isn’t the time to force your yoga practice. Holding your breath during pregnancy is not the best. You and your baby both need constant oxygen flow. Also, after the first trimester, motionless standing can restrict blood flow, so avoid these types of yoga (like a tree, or extended hand to big toe) and tai chi motions.

Contact Sports

Rough-and-tumble sports such as soccer, basketball, and ice hockey come with a high risk of stomach knockouts. After …

The healthy routine you should follow before going to sleep every night

The healthy routine you should follow before going to sleep every night

Put your smartphone aside, take a bubble bath before bed, put lavender under your pillow – the tips that promise you a good night’s sleep are countless. But it matters not only what you do before bed, but also what you eat and drink: improper nutrition can keep you awake. To help you clearly understand how nutrition influences the quality of sleep, what you can eat and drink to get rid of insomnia, and what to avoid before bed, read the article below based on!

It happens to all of us to wake up more tired and lacking in energy than before bed, even if we sleep for several hours that seem enough for recovery and rest. What affects the quality of the mornings is both the bedtime routine and waking habits.

How dangerous is bedtime snacks?

At the end of a tiring day, most of us have a relaxing ritual, before we fall into bed: the bag of chips eaten in front of the TV, the evening walk with the puppy, pizza ordered for appetite, at a late hour. But you’ve probably heard that it’s not good to eat in the evening because you may have problems with digestion and sleep or you may gain weight quickly.

What to eat and drink before bed

Sleep is extremely important for health, and certain foods and beverages can help you sleep well, thanks to the content of antioxidants, nutrients, and hormones (such as magnesium, melatonin, and serotonin).

If you want to fall asleep quickly and rest properly, do not consume the 7 foods, drinks, and substances below in the evening, because each hurts the quality of your sleep.

Be sure to remove makeup with degreasing products

During sleep, the sebaceous glands continue to do their job and secrete …