Squats, Pregnancy, and Relaxin: Are Deep Squats Safe?

Does Relaxin Increase Risk of Injury in Deep Squats? In countless websites and articles about exercising during pregnancy, you will commonly read that women should not squat below parallel (in which the knees are at a 90 degree angle) during pregnancy due to the loosening effects of the relaxin hormone on joints and ligaments during pregnancy.  I Read More

Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

Lately, it seems that exercising during pregnancy has been a hot topic in the media.  What is most surprising and upsetting about most of the stories and articles I’ve seen is that exercise during pregnancy is portrayed as a controversial topic when in fact there is little controversy or none at all!  The fact is Read More