The Reality of Exercising when Pregnant - my experience

I had no expectation about what training in pregnancy would be like. I’d read the research and guidelines and it was clear exercise should continue at the same frequency (slightly less intensity) unless told otherwise by a medical professional. No concerns from the midwives early on so I was good to go! First trimester I didn’t feel great for about 5 weeks in the first trimester. I wasn’t being sick but was nauseous and kept going off food. I was getting super tired and every morning felt like a huge struggle to get up. Whilst this was all good reason not to exercise, if I did manage to drag myself to the gym I would often feel a bit better for it. I didn’t push the intensity but generally k

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