PLEASE NOTE: The text, Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan, is required for successful completion of this course, but is not included with this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text.
Exercise and Pregnancy guides you through Bonnie Berk’s 232-page text, Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan, bolstering your understanding of concepts from the book with chapter summaries and online activities. You’ll learn about common discomforts of pregnancy, breathing routines, eating during pregnancy, meditation, and appropriate exercises for each trimester. This course helps fitness professionals working with pregnant clients explain the benefits of exercise during pregnancy, describe stretching and strengthening exercises that can be performed while pregnant, outline safety guidelines for exercising while in every stage of pregnancy, and provide resources to share with pregnant clients.