How to dress for fitness classes during pregnancy? We suggest future moms!

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Physical activity in pregnant women is an increasingly important part of expecting a baby. How to properly choose an outfit that will increase comfort during exercise?

Outfit not only for training

When choosing clothes for exercise and physical activity during pregnancy, it is worth deciding on outfits that will be used not only during the 9 months, but also after childbirth. Sportswear for women is characterized by a specific cut, seamless connection or pleasant to the touch material, so it can also be used as clothing during the postpartum period. If the sportswear is made of water-absorbent material, such as polypropylene or polyester, it will provide the body with adequate ventilation and will not burn the skin, which can be particularly sensitive after childbirth

Choosing the right models of tracksuits or picking the clothes yourself, you do not have to overpay. The offer of products designed for future mothers is very rich, so it is not difficult to find clothes for every pocket. And later use of the clothes as everyday clothes in the postpartum period will additionally allow to save money

Comfort and convenience for the pregnant woman

The most important thing in sportswear for moms-to-be is their well-being and comfort when performing specific exercises. When choosing an outfit, it is worth taking care that it is in the right size. It is recommended that the pants adhere to the legs and do not press on the ankles. The elastic waistband should be over the belly, so that it does not put pressure on the body but keeps the pants at the right height

The blouse may be chosen freely, depending on whether the woman likes tight-fitting clothes, or needs more freedom. It is worth remembering that the outfit should not be too warm, as it will quickly raise the body temperature and may lead to overheating. Pregnant women are advised to use seamless outfits, which will not stick to the whole and cause uncomfortable pressure. An important element of sportswear for pregnant women is a sweatshirt. Models created for pregnant women have several additional pockets and zippers, so they will work well as clothing during the postpartum period

Sports underwear

An equally important element of sportswear for a pregnant woman is sports underwear. As in the case of pants and a blouse, it is worth reading carefully the information on the material of which the garment is made. The fabric should be breathable, water permeable, not irritating to the skin and elastic. A sports bra should fit snugly to the chest and support the breasts as much as possible, at the same time not squeezing or hindering movement during exercise

In the case of pregnant women, sports bras with adjustable strap lengths work great, so that as the volume of breasts increases and weight is gained, the bra can be adjusted to the owner. Sports panties, just like those worn every day, should be comfortable, not compress the belly and allow the pregnant woman to function freely. Airy underwear for pregnant women can be found in many models, but the best are seamless panties, which not only do not stick to the skin, but also do not stand out under clothes.

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