DECEMBER 2016COSMOPOLITAN

10 Extremely Pregnant Women Working Out Like It’s NBD

One of the biggest pregnancy myths is that you shouldn’t exercise while you’re pregnant lest you jostle and somehow harm your unborn baby. But the truth is that exercise can help prevent complications in healthy women with low-risk pregnancies, as long as you make proper modifications as your pregnancy progresses for safety purposes.

While you should always consult your practitioner before beginning a new workout regime, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) says it’s perfectly fine for most women who are used to high-intensity exercise to continue working out once they get pregnant.

So it should come as no surprise when crazy-fit, Instagram-loving fitness buffs get pregnant, they continue posting evidence of their workouts. These moms-to-be make exercising with a baby on board look easy — evidence that it’s NBD to work out hard, at least until your baby belly gets in the way:

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