Prenatal Fitness

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by Sophia Yasmin on Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Section
Workshops

Session type
Workshop

Technical level
Beginner

Objective

Being pregnant doesn't necessarily mean getting fat. And it doesn't have to mean being tired all the time. The way you feel (terrific or fatigued) and the way you look during pregnancy and as a new mother (sleek or bulgy) depend to a great extent on actions you take during pregnancy regarding diet and exercise. By eating a wide variety of wholesome foods and by exercising on a regular basis, you can maintain or improve your fitness and health during this time of extra demands on your body. This workshop will educate people on the importance of maintaining a fitness program during all stages of the pregnancy. During the workshop, there will be a few demonstrations.

Description

During pregnancy, your body undergoes significant changes. Before beginning an exercise program, it is important to understand how to modify an existing exercise routine or start a new one safely. These simple guidelines will get you started on the right track to working out in the healthiest way possible. The workshop will take people basic guidelines for each trimester of fitness.

Speaker bio

Sophia Yasmin has over 18years in the fitness industry worldwide. Her initial training was in London where she studied, completed and passed her NVQII in exercise to music, she continued her training in London with the City Lit, YMCA FIT, Les Mills International and the Pilates Institute. Sophia then moved to Melbourne, Australia to complete her Masters in exercise science at the University of Melbourne. Whilst living in Melbourne she taught at many of the top gyms, including Fitness First, the University of Melbourne and the Olympic Melbourne Sports and Aquatic center. Sophia kept up with her training whilst in Australia at the Australian Fitness Network and the Australian Fitness Academy. After completing her Masters in exercise science and moving to Singapore, she got involved in pre and post natal fitness. Singapore was, at that time, encouraging its population to grown so a natural popular trend was prenatal fitness. Sophia worked with government agencies, hospitals and small groups to guide women safely through their pregnancy and beyond.

Comments


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    [-] Vijay Anand 4 years ago

    Sophia,

    Thanks for the submission. However, given the audience I am not sure if this is a session that would see much response. You are welcome to go ahead and register should you choose.

    I hope you understand.

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