14 Amazing Pregnancy Exercises -- Beyond Walking

Pregnancy doesn't mean a 9-month holiday from working out -- after all, exercise is good for both you and baby! So get inspired with one of these fun workouts. (16 Photos)

Julie Seguss on Jun 18, 2012 at 5:55PM

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The Exercise: Bar Exercise Class

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a Julie Seguss on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:45AM

Why It's Great for Preggos: Sure, a ballet-inspired class like the Bar Method or Equinox's Barre Burn will help you get a long, lean ballerina bod, thanks to loads of plies, kicks and repetitive arm strengthening moves, but the real bonus is that these movements will perk up your ever-changing posture and strengthen your lower abdominals and pelvic floor -- a huge bonus during labor! Most bar exercise classes are pregnancy-friendly; just make sure you have plenty of support hanging onto the bar for those tricky one-legged movements, says Dr. Hague.

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