Sure, pregnancy might be a great time to relax, unwind, and prepare for the arrival of your next bundle of joy, but that doesn’t mean that you stop functioning with your day-to-day life, too. As these celebrity moms prove, more and more mamas-to-be are working out, keeping fit, and taking their bumps to the gym while pregnant!
One of the best benefits of working out while pregnant is that it strengthens your cardiovascular system, so you don’t tire as easily. With muscles that are strong and toned, you need less effort to engage in activity — and even with that extra baby weight on you, you can still manage to do everyday activities like grocery shopping or running around with your older kids. Plus, you sleep better and also reduce pregnancy discomfort and stress while improving your self-image.
Check out our photo gallery of celebrity moms from Kim Kardashian to Jessica Alba who have kept fit during their pregnancies, and tell us, did you have a favorite fitness routine while you were pregnant?
Taking the Bump a Movin’ 1 of 11
Halle Berry 2 of 11
Halle Berry shows off her pregnancy curves in her workout clothes, after dropping daughter Nahla off at school and heading to the gym in Los Angeles.
Kim Kardashian 3 of 11
Kim Kardashian showed off her baby bump in a tight hoodie and yoga pants, as she arrived at the Tracy Anderson gym for a workout in LA back in May.
Hilaria Thomas 4 of 11
A scruffy looking Alec Baldwin and his pregnant wife Hilaria Thomas-Baldwin share a few laughs while taking a walk together after hitting the gym in NYC.
Kim Again! 5 of 11
Here's Kim hitting the gym yet again during a Valentine's Day workout earlier this year.
Elizabeth Berkley 6 of 11
Pregnant Elizabeth Berkley stayed fit with pilates in Los Angeles.
Hilary Duff 7 of 11
Hilary Duff covered up her baby bump in a baggy sweater and a pair of sweatpants while leaving the gym back in 2011.
Ellen Pompeo 8 of 11
Pregnant Ellen Pompeo showed off her ever increasing baby bump after hitting the gym back in 2009.
Jessica Alba 9 of 11
Jessica Alba hit the gym with a personal trainer while she was pregnant.
Jenna Dewan 10 of 11
Jenna Dewan taking her dogs out after hitting the gym in London back in May.
Zara Phillips 11 of 11
Ok, she might not be at the gym, but she's pregnant and RIDING A HORSE so that counts as a workout, doesn't it?
Photos via PacificCoastNews.com
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