Fit Pregnancy For Dummies
Part I: Fit Pregnancy: Isn’t That an Oxymoron?
Chapter 1: Making Your Pregnancy a Fit Pregnancy.
Chapter 2: Recognizing the Benefits of a Fit Pregnancy.
Chapter 3: Designing a Safe Prenatal Fitness Program.
Chapter 4: Knowing Which Activities Are Best (And Which to Avoid).
Part II: Getting Up and Moving: Fit Pregnancy Basics.
Chapter 5: Never Exercised Before? No Problem!
Chapter 6: Exercise for Fitness Buffs and Competitive Athletes.
Chapter 7: Dressing for Success: Finding Workout Gear.
Chapter 8: Stretching the Truth: An Honest Look at Stretching.
Part III: Eating Well for Nine Months—and for Life.
Chapter 9: Fueling Your Body with the Right Foods.
Chapter 10: Healthy Weight Gain during Pregnancy.
Part IV: Fun and Healthy Activities for Pregnancy and Beyond.
Chapter 11: Balls, Bands, Bars, and Mats: Simple, Inexpensive Workouts.
Chapter 12: Fitness Walking and Running.
Chapter 13: Swimming and Water Aerobics.
Chapter 14: Yoga, Pilates, and Low-Impact Aerobics.
Chapter 15: A Bicycle Built for Two.
Chapter 16: Weightlifting and Indoor Machines.
Chapter 17: Mixing It Up: Combining Different Exercise Routines.
Part V: The Tenth Month and Later: Staying Fit for Life.
Chapter 18: Recovering from the Labor Marathon and Getting Up and at ’Em.
Chapter 19: Finding Time for Fitness and Motherhood.
Chapter 20: Starting Your Kids Off on the Right Fitness Foot.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Ideas for Staying Fit without Leaving the House.
Chapter 22: Ten or So Ways to Get Family and Friends Involved in Your Quest for Fitness.
Chapter 23: Ten (Plus One) Resources for Pregnancy Workout Gear.