As you await the arrival of your baby, there are a lot of changes happening in your body. To have a healthy pregnancy and delivery, it is important to work out on your body during this phase. There are numerous benefits of working out during pregnancy.
Let's thank Bollywood divas like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anushka Sharma among others who have been constantly inspiring moms-to-be to work out during their pregnancy. To enhance the workout experience during this phase, you need just the right outfits.
Kareena Kapoor's Athleisure Look
Now recently, Kareena Kapoor Khan posted a picture of herself, flaunting the baby bump as she shot for an upcoming ad for a sportswear brand. Kareena Kapoor Khan was dressed in a pale pink sports bra with high waist leggings and a long overcoat in the same shade. Her look was rounded off with neon pink slides.
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Bebo sharing her third-trimester bump on her Instagram handle wrote, “Two of us on the sets.” As soon as she shared her picture on social media, her friends from the B-town started calling her an inspiration!
Well, Kareena Kapoor Khan's post is not just inspiring moms to be to continuing working during pregnancy but to also shop some stylish workout wear for themselves.
If you are a mom-to-be and inspired to workout during your pregnancy then here are the things you should keep in mind while buying workout wear for yourself.
Don't Go For The Regular Sports Bra
Initially, during pregnancy, you may feel like picking a regular sports bra for workout. However, with time, when your body experiences changes, you will witness a change in the bust size. The size keeps increasing during pregnancy and carrying a smaller size can lead to redness under your breasts. Always buy a maternity sports bra, they are available in big sizes just what you need during the pregnancy phase.
Flexible Workout Tops
When looking for tank tops or tees, make sure you pick the ones which are made using stretchy material so that they fit you through all your trimesters. Go for fun, bold colours that lift up your mood as you workout.
Your maternity workout closet is incomplete without a comfortable and flexible pair of workout pants. Pick a pair of pants that have a comfortable elastic and those that don't just slide off from the belly as you workout.
You can go for both full length and cropped maternity pants. The full-length ones can also be worn for day to day wear with a tee and jacket.
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Swimming is believed to be a great exercise during pregnancy as it eases out lower back pain. However, for a smooth experience, you need supportive swimwear. Many maternity swimwear suits come with a support feature under the breasts which is essential during pregnancy.
For a comfortable workout experience, make sure you select outfits that are soft and supportive. While selecting outfits, go for materials that are easy on the skin, breathable like cotton, or those that absorb moisture as you workout.
The best time to buy maternity workout wear is at the end of the first trimester when the bump starts to pop out. This will also help you judge the size of the outfits better.
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