Look, it can be hard to stay active while pregnant. You’re growing another person, after all! And with that comes a decrease in energy, general softening of your body, and of course the fact that everything just feels different. It’s SO easy to skip a workout, drive instead of walk, and get more acquainted with…Read More
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Can I get my heart rate above 140 bpm?
One question I’ve been getting a lot is: Is it safe for my heart rate to rise above 140 bpm while pregnant? This guideline was originally established under fear that a higher pulse (and associated higher blood pressure) could rupture the fragile blood vessels bringing nutrients to the placenta. Because it wasn’t as common for…Read More