Pregnancy fitness focus of faculty column

Friday, August 17, 2012


For several years, Shannon Simmons, Ph.D, has provided tips about how to motivate yourself to exercise and eat better.

In a recent Statesman Journal column, Corban’s assistant professor of human performance uses her own pregnancy to develop smart stretching and exercise habits for a healthy pregnancy.

“Exercise during pregnancy often is an area of question. Should pregnant women exercise? If so, how intensely or how often? The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists encourage physical activity during pregnancy for women who were previously active. For those who were not, they should seek physician approval and guidance to begin an exercise program.”

Read the rest of the column here.

  • Dr. Shannon Simmons writes about fitness during pregnancy.

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