The most difficult part of a woman’s pregnancy starts as soon as the months start passing by and her body becomes heavier and her sickness becomes regular. Every doctor’s consultation includes a set of exercises to be done by the mother so that she does not feel sick and stays healthy throughout. The third trimester pregnancy exercises are the most important step of staying healthy and having a healthy baby. Pregnant women who workout during the third trimester of their pregnancy, enjoy a lot of physical health as well as mental benefits.

All the doctors suggest that women should keep moving during the third trimester of their pregnancy. They should not keep sitting or lying down in one place. Their body movement will highly affect the child’s fitness and health.

We have a few third-trimester exercises that can be done by the pregnant women in order to keep themselves and their babies fit.

Exercises for Third Trimester of Pregnancy:

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1. Warm Up:

It is a universal rule to warm up the body before starting any kinds of workout. In case of pregnant women specially before starting any third trimester pregnancy workouts they should do a quick warm-up so that they do not injure themselves or get a muscle pull pain their bodies.

2. Weight Lifting:

It is not as muscular and deadly as it sounds. Women during pregnancy can use small and light weights to do exercises in order to keep their arms strong and in shape. They can try doing it every alternate day. This way they can take a day’s rest in between which will help them in limbering down.

3. Cardio Workouts:

During the third trimester pregnancy workout, one important thing is the cardio workout. It keeps the body in shape and fit which will affect the baby in a positive way. Women can do these workouts after the weight lifting days so that they do not make their muscles stiff.

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4. Walking:

The exercises during the third trimester will be very useful if the pregnant woman is also walking side by side. Going for a walk has been an ideal workout method since ages. Pregnant women should choose a proper path and walk for at least 10-15 minutes.

5. Stationary Bike Workout:

We all have cycled our feet in the air while lying down in our childhood. This set of childhood exercise is a very good way of staying fit and healthy for pregnant women. The women should three to four sets of these exercises on proper cycles and then take rest.

6. Stretching:

One of the most important exercise during the third trimester of pregnancy is stretching your body. It is always a relief when you stretch your body. Women can take help of a wall and stretch their arms and legs with full strength.

7. Squats:

All the pregnancy workouts of the third trimester include squats which is a very efficient way of keeping oneself and the baby healthy. Women can use walls or even do it by lying down. It helps in keeping the baby fit and improves your legs strength.

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8. Knee Push-Ups:

The pregnant women cannot do push-ups in a proper way and neither it is suitable for them to do these. Instead they should lie down on their knees and then do set of push-ups. 4-5 sets daily will be ideal to remain fit.

9. Butterfly Move:

Sit down with folded legs and hold your feet with your hands and then move your legs up and down. This workout is the most suitable for third trimester exercises. It keeps your legs in shape and keeps the baby healthy and fit.

Now that you know all the third trimester pregnancy exercises ladies we hope you will follow them regularly and have a healthy life and a healthy baby.

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Yashasvi developed a deep passion for writing ever since she was completed her Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and has chosen a career that is driven by creativity. A Parenting expert who believes in communicating effectively with a personal touch, she writes about pregnancy, baby care, lifestyle, and just about anything else.