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Exercise And Trying To Conceive
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Weight: Hello. You might get a better result & be healthier if you exercised regularly. However, 4 to 8 pounds in a month would be a reasonable goal. ...Read more
Intercourse...: is the best exercise to help you conceive. Other than that, your normal exercise routine is fine to continue. If you are just planning to start exercising, start slow (walking, light strength training, gentle yoga) and gradually build up your endurance and strength. That advice is the same if you are trying to conceive or not. An exercise you will do consistently is the best. ...Read more
I am trying to conceive, is it advised to exercise? I don't do it regulary but I am planning to start, I am 25 yrs old. What kind of exercise?
I am trying to conceive for more then a year. Can i exercise during my fertile days or on my ovulation day?
Seek REI care!: Seek care with a reputable reproductive endocrinologist infertility specialist in your area. They can answer your questions about periconceptional exercise in detail. I would recommend you take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, avoid strenuous exercise (no competitive/professional/contact sports) but you may exercise moderately with treadmill, stationary bike, swimming, or brisk walking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good diet to use when trying to conceive? How much exercise is to much? I have one tube left,i want to be fertile as possible when i can try
Go for it: A balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Daily exercise of moderate degree lasting at least 30 minutes (walking the dog counts!). One tube is enough. Don't try too hard - just hard enough. If you're not taking folic acid, you ought to be! (even before conception to reduce the risk of neurologic birth defects). Good luck to you! ...Read more
I am trying to conceive but want to start working out. I've heard starting to exercise can cause missed periods. Does this hurt my chances of ttc?
Moderation. : It is ok to exercise when you are trying to conceive and when you are pregnant. In fact, it can be good for you-improving your health and relieving stress. Extreme exercise can have an adverse effect upon fertility and general health so use common sense. Stay well hydrated. Do not overdo it. If you are not sure what is safe, talk with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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