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Top 5 reasons why swimming is the best exercise during pregnancy

Swimming is incredibly beneficial for our bodies, and even more so during pregnancy!

 

1) Swimming is an awesome cardiovascular exercise.

When your body is active, your heart rate increases.

An increased heart rate boosts the circulation of blood through your body, which then improves the transport of vital nutrients to your baby.

Cardiovascular exercise is great for burning calories, which keeps your weight within a healthy range.

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Cardiovascular exercise stimulates the release of endorphins, which are “feel good” hormones, also known as a “runner’s high”.

Endorphins help ease depression, irritability, and they are amazing mood boosters! Read more

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