Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean that now is time to let everything go to mush. Pilates in a controlled environment is fantastic to keep your muscle tone and to strengthen the legs, glutes shoulders and back to limit aches and pains through pregnancy.
The control of Pilates and need to concentrate purely on breathing and technique is a great way to take some much needed time-out when pregnant. Pop your weekly class in your diary and prioritise this – you will reap the benefits!
Pilates exercises aim to lengthen and tone your muscles, keeping your posture in check as your body starts to change with your pregnancy.