Exercise Tips for 5th Month Pregnancy, Exercises During Pregnancy

Welcome to 5th Month pregnancy and congratulations on completing one milestone where you will have more chances of losing your baby, due to miscarriage, or any other reason. Now you are very much safe and just dream about your gift after end of this pregnancy and you will automatically feel different. However now it is also important that you stay fit by doing some regular exercise, most importantly the workout which makes it easy to strengthen your whole body with simple moves and what you can do at home.

Experts say pregnant women who exercise have less back pain, more energy and a better body image. Exercises helps post delivery, a quick return to their pre-pregnancy shape.

Below are some Type of Exercise which gives you Good Fitness but always check with your doctor before starting any type of workout

Keep Moving

When you are pregnant, Do not stop working completely and take bed rest all the time. It’s very important to keep moving and do some household works. (in my case because of the nausea, tiredness i just quit my job and thought lets be at home and take rest. But later i got to know by sitting we get more problems then started household works like cleaning, cooking, home maintenance e.t.c).

So my sincere advice is if your working don’t stop it just continue. Go to your office enjoy your work
and workplace, meet your colleagues but do not take much stress. If you feel your work is stressful then u can always stick to on household works as i did.


Walking is an another workout that suits pregnant women of all different fitness levels. Keep walking more but slowly and steadily don not run. It’s as gentle or as challenging as you need it to be. Walking helps in improving your metabolisms and eliminating of muscles strains and avoid any chances of getting constipated due to any reason. It requires no investment just a good pair of shoes and a water bottle. Plus, you can do it nearly anywhere, anytime.

Abdominal Exercise

Abdominal exercises and workouts focus on the rectus abdomens, or the superficial muscles of your belly region. Specifically during fifth month of pregnancy, this region may get enlarge much and as your belly get stretched. When your belly expands, it gives much stress on the fascia, so it is good if you can do certain abdominal workout in order to stay fit and eliminate pain. While most deep core abdominal exercises are safe during the fifth month of pregnancy but take care do listen to your body and stop at any movement if you feel uncomfortable or causes pain on your lower back.


Yoga is the best warm up and gentle exercise for pregnant women. Yoga is popular because it does not harm your body, it can be very beneficial during pregnancy, as long as you perform it correctly. yoga controls body stress, make it full of energy and give you more strength and eliminate any body pain too.

There are certain types of yoga, which you can perform during 5th month of pregnancy, Before doing it just take a prior permission from your doctor and continue.  twisted pose, angle pose, chair pose, butterfly pose, stick pose, mountain pose, pranayama are the best yoga exercise during this stage of pregnancy. During the advanced stages of pregnancy, do avoid yoga asanas that put pressure and pain on the abdomen.

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