HOW IT WORKS
Our prenatal personal trainer will meet with you to assess your current fitness level, your medical history, and your fitness goals throughout your pregnancy. This is the perfect time to discus any concerns you might have as well.
Next, your pregnancy personal trainer will take all the information they gathered and create a fitness plan and schedule for you based on your goals and concerns, and based on your schedule.
Your prenatal fitness coach will work with you on strengthening and stretching and will be there every step of the way to encourage you and ensure that you're working out safely.
THAT mEANS YOU CAN:
Safely maintain a healthy weight throughout your pregnancy
Prepare for the labor process by increasing your stamina and endurance
Strengthen your core to help support your abdomen and back
Improve overall well-being, encourage better sleep, and help increase energy levels
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Frequently Asked Questions
Prenatal personal training is a type of fitness training designed for pregnant women. Working with a personal trainer who has experience and knowledge in training pregnant women is paramount for a healthy pregnancy, delivery and beyond. Our pregnancy personal trainer at Thesis will develop a customized prenatal workout plan for you that factors in your fitness level, any health issues, and the stage of your pregnancy. Our prenatal personal training features exercises are safe and effective for pregnant women, with a focus on helping you gain the strength and stamina you will need for labor and delivery.
Our Thesis prenatal personal trainers can help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of gestational diabetes and hypertension, improve your sleep quality, and reduce your stress levels, keeping both you and your baby healthy.
It's not only safe to exercise during pregnancy, it is recommended for most women. Some of the benefits are:
- Increased energy levels
- Maintaining strength
- Ensuring cardiovascular health
- Improving posture
- Reducing Fatigue
- Reducing the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, preeclampsia and other complications
- Managing stress and reducing anxiety
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Preparing the body for labor, delivery and postpartum recovery
Prenatal personal training is a unique type of personal training created to support a woman’s body during pregnancy. It includes exercise modifications to accommodate the changes that affect the mother’s mobility, balance and stability and to reduce the risk of pregnancy complications. It is specifically targeted towards safe prenatal exercises to help build strength for labor and delivery. The pregnancy prenatal trainer also monitors maternal and fetal health.
Choosing to work with a prenatal fitness coach may be a wise decision for you when you are pregnant and want to stay active and healthy. If you already have a high level of fitness, you may want to maintain it through your pregnancy with a prenatal workout routine or we can develop a customized plan for you.
If you have pregnancy-related health concerns or any complications related to your pregnancy such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia, you may need one of our prenatal coaches who are trained to work with you and your pregnancy. When you find yourself struggling with motivation or consistency, the support and guidance of a personal trainer for pregnancy can help keep you accountable.
At Thesis, we customize an in-depth plan for your body while you are pregnant to help boost your energy while increasing your strength. We also perform a thorough diagnostic evaluation of your current physical condition using our state-of-the-art equipment. We create a comprehensive program integrating exercise, training, nutrition and physical therapy to fit your pregnancy, combined with your individual needs and goals.
Our certified prenatal personal trainers for pregnancy provide personalized attention and develop customized exercise plans that are safe and beneficial for pregnant women. They are well-informed about pregnancy complications and risks. A prenatal personal trainer can recommend exercises that are appropriate while a woman’s body undergoes changes that she will experience throughout her trimesters and her pregnancy. Our nutritional coaches provide sound advice about healthy diets for pregnant clients.
Our Thesis prenatal personal trainers will create a safe and effective prenatal workout plan to keep you active and healthy during and after your pregnancy. Your plan will be uniquely customized for you to improve your flexibility and mobility to help you reach your desired fitness level throughout your pregnancy and beyond.
Our personal pregnancy trainers coordinate all aspects of wellness and daily support such as physical therapy, stretching and mobility, and improving balance while improving cardiovascular health.
Our nutrition coaches create specialized prenatal nutrition plans according to the specific dietary needs and restrictions for your pregnancy and to achieve your postpartum fitness goals. We offer a holistic approach to prenatal exercise which includes a comprehensive work-out plan for moms-to-be.
During your first trimester, prenatal trainers recommend exercise that promotes cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility such as walking or light jogging, stationary cycling, prenatal yoga or pilates or strength training with light weights or resistance bands.
During your second trimester, exercise plans focus on maintaining good balance and posture as well as strength training including brisk walking or hiking, modified squats or lunges, kegel exercises, and modified yoga or pilates.
In your third trimester, low impact exercises are emphasized that do not put too much strain on your body, like gentle stretching, pelvic tilts and modified squats, kegel exercises, walking or light jogging.
These exercises prepare your body for the physical demands of delivery and childbirth.
Our prenatal fitness coaches at Thesis can design a safe and results-oriented exercise program to meet your unique needs. The frequency that you should work with a prenatal trainer will depend on your current fitness level, stage of pregnancy, medical history and desired fitness goals. You should consult with your doctor prior to beginning any exercise or nutrition program during pregnancy.
Our customized pregnancy personal training sessions each last 60 mins.
At Thesis, we offer postpartum personal training as well as prenatal personal training.
Our prenatal nutrition coaching at Thesis is a special type of counseling to help pregnant women prepare for delivery, motherhood and beyond. Our prenatal nutrition program can help mothers to plan and eat a nutrient-rich diet that leads to better overall health outcomes. It will support healthy fetal development in their baby. Proper nutrition can reduce the risk of delivery complications and also encourages a healthy postpartum recovery.
Proper stretching and mobility are key factors to achieve your optimum fitness level. Our trained fitness experts will develop a personalized plan to enhance your strength, flexibility, mobility and range of motion. Our team will personally work with you to help you stretch and move safely during your pregnancy and during postpartum recovery.