Exercise during pregnancy doesn’t have to be hard work. Walk yourself to fitness with our weekly step-by-step guide.
Hooray, you've made it through week 1 of your pregnancy walking work-out! Now your body's in the swing of exercise and your fitness levels will have gone up a notch, you can really start working up a sweat. Week 2 introduces a longer walk, which is great for fat burning.
Walk at a moderate pace for three minutes, then speed up slightly and maintain this pace for 10 minutes. Slow the pace down for five minutes and then walk at a moderate speed for seven minutes.
Walk at a brisk-ish pace for 10 minutes, slow down for three minutes and then pick up the pace for seven minutes. Speed up again for five minutes, before having a leisurely five-minute stroll to finish.
Walk at a pace that taxes you without leaving you breathless for 15 minutes continuously, then recover by walking slowly for five minutes. Repeat.
Check out week 3 of your pregnancy walking work out!
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