12 Best Exercise & Fitness for Pregnancy

List Updated July 2020

Bestselling Exercise & Fitness for Pregnancy in 2020


How to Exercise When You're Expecting: For the 9 Months of Pregnancy and the 5 Months It Takes to Get Your Best Body Ba ck

How to Exercise When You're Expecting: For the 9 Months of Pregnancy and the 5 Months It Takes to Get Your Best Body Ba ck
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Fit & Sleek Prenatal Physique- Prenatal Workout with Complete Pregnancy Training Plan

Fit & Sleek Prenatal Physique- Prenatal Workout with Complete Pregnancy Training Plan
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Prenatal workout for all 3 trimesters of pregnancy
  • 15 minute workout segments for a total body workout
  • Relaxing prenatal yoga stretch segment
  • Follows ACOG guidelines for safety
  • Created by Leah Sarago

Exercising Through Your Pregnancy

Exercising Through Your Pregnancy
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Denise Austin: Fit & Firm Pregnancy

Denise Austin: Fit & Firm Pregnancy
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Shrink-wrapped

The Pregnant Athlete: How to Stay in Your Best Shape Ever--Before, During, and After Pregnancy

The Pregnant Athlete: How to Stay in Your Best Shape Ever--Before, During, and After Pregnancy
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

10 Minute Solution: Prenatal Pilates

10 Minute Solution: Prenatal Pilates
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

Lindsay Brin's Complete Pregnancy 4-DVD Workout Set: Cardio, Toning PLUS Yoga

Lindsay Brin's Complete Pregnancy 4-DVD Workout Set: Cardio, Toning PLUS Yoga
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

Super Fit Mama: Stay Fit During Pregnancy and Get Your Body Back after Baby

Super Fit Mama: Stay Fit During Pregnancy and Get Your Body Back after Baby
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Used Book in Good Condition

Tracy Anderson Method: Post-Pregnancy Workout

Tracy Anderson Method: Post-Pregnancy Workout
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020

URBNFit Exercise Ball (Multiple Sizes) for Fitness, Stability & Yoga - Workout Guide Included - Professional Quality (Pink, 65CM)

URBNFit Exercise Ball (Multiple Sizes) for Fitness, Stability & Yoga - Workout Guide Included - Professional Quality (Pink, 65CM)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • GUARANTEED to be the Highest Quality Material on the Market Today. 100% Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
  • GYM GRADE EXERCISE BALL - Professional quality PVC material, Anti-Burst 2000lbs design able to stand up to the most rigorous workouts
  • INCLUDES QUICK DUAL ACTION INFLATION PUMP - Ball is delivered deflated and can be pumped up in minutes with minimal effort
  • HOME OR OFFICE USE - This premium exercise swiss ball makes working out more effective. Use it for yoga, pilates, stretching and more!
  • PERFECT FOR GIFTS - Comes in retail ready box, instructions , workout guide and 2 air stoppers

Your Pregnancy Quick Guide: Fitness And Exercise

Your Pregnancy Quick Guide: Fitness And Exercise
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

Pregnancy Step and Weights Jenny Ford

Pregnancy Step and Weights Jenny Ford
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020

My Pregnancy Fitness Routine

In this article, the author tells about her work out routing during her pregnancy.

There are many benefits of exercise in pregnancy. Exercise helps you to feel and look better, gets you in shape for labor, keeps you from gaining too much weight, and helps you to bounce back after your baby is born. During my first trimester, I was so sick and tired that I spent the entire three months in bed. I could not exercise at all and the only thing that made me feel better was eating constantly. I was shocked to learn that I gained over 20 pounds in my first trimester! Doctors recommend that you only gain 24-30 pounds your entire pregnancy and I had two trimesters to go! I knew that I had to start a fitness routine as soon as possible or I would gain too much weight. Although I could not diet, I could exercise, so after getting the green light from my doctor, I started the following fitness routine:

During my pregnancy, I have energetic days and lethargic days. I work out on the days that I feel most energetic and rest on the other days. Some days I just feel like sleeping. Believe it or not, creating a baby takes energy and I listen to my body and give it rest when I really need to. I don't force myself to exercise if I feel I need rest. When I let myself rest every other day or so, I find that I have the energy to exercise at least three days per week.

Because I cannot afford a gym, I check out free exercise DVD's at the library. I have found that I can do most of the regular workout routines as long as I modify them for pregnancy. For example, if they are doing abdominal work on their backs, I go to my hands and knees and contract my abs while rounding my back and then arch my back. I avoid jumping moves and walk instead. If I do yoga, I stick to videos that are geared toward pregnant women like "Yoga Mamma".

I always make sure I am doing a toning routine as well as a cardio routine. I really love "Zumba Sculpt and Tone". I use 5 lb. weights during the workout. It is a fun routine that gives you both a cardio workout and toning workout in one.

When the weather is nice, I enjoy hiking in the woods. I love to get out into nature because not only am I getting exercise but studies have shown that you actually get aromatherapy from being out in the woods.

Because I can do Kegals anywhere, I make sure to do as many as I can every day. This is the most important exercise during pregnancy because they prevent you from getting stress incontinence and reduces your chances of needing an episiotomy.

Now that I am well into my second trimester, I am looking and feeling much better because I have made exercise a priority in my life. As a result, I will be prepared for both the work of labor and the work of motherhood.