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The nine-month period of bearing a child is certainly not a reason to quit training. If you did not pay attention to the body before pregnancy, then its onset is an occasion when you need to start exercising. Moreover, it is necessary immediately for two – for you and the baby growing inside. So, can pregnant women go in for sports and how to do it right?
Fitness Benefits for Pregnant
Can pregnant women go in for sports and go to the fitness room? Here are the evidence-based medical arguments for it. Moderate physical activity during pregnancy:
accelerate blood flow, enhance tissue respiration, activate metabolism; Continue reading
Muscles are the most important tissue in the body. Skeletal muscles are under direct volitional control and provide movement of the body in space and maintain posture. Regardless of the type of physical activity, the function of muscle tissue is the manifestation of contraction force and the use of the necessary energy for this.
Muscle strength depends on the cross-sectional area of muscle fibers and the degree of activation of the motor units that make up the muscle.
The increase in strength under the influence of training occurs due to two physiological mechanisms: due to working muscle hypertrophy and improved intramuscular coordination, which leads to an increase in the number of motor units that can simultaneously contract. Continue reading