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9 Prenatal Pilates Exercises Safe During All Trimesters

Pilates is a low-impact exercise. It combines flexibility and strength training with body and mind awareness, offering excellent benefits throughout pregnancy. However, not all Pilates exercises are suitable during this time. MomJunction tells you about pregnancy Pilate workout and precautions you should take for safe and effective exercising. However, before you take up any Pilates exercises during pregnancy, you need to consult your doctor, and work out under the guidance of a trainer.

What Is Pilates?

Pilates is a versatile exercise developed by Joseph Pilates. It aims at improving your posture and movement. The movements focus on lower abdominal muscles, pelvic floor muscles, and back muscles, which are pivotal to your posture, strength, and balance. The exercises can be practiced either on a mat or by using equipment such as reformers, trapeze tables, exercise balls and resistance bands (1).

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