Pre and Post Natal Physical Activity

Aqua Natal Sessions

Active Harborough District have a new pre and post natal aqua aerobics session at Harborough Leisure Centre! Join our qualified instructor who will help you stay fit and healthy during and after your pregnancy.

Creche facilities are available, please call Harborough Leisure Centre 01858 410115 to book your place in advance for the creche facilities.

Bump and Buggy Fitness

Buggy Bootcamp offers outdoor exercise sessions for mums which incorporates walking and metabolic resistance training whilst using their buggies. This is a great way to get back into shape after pregnancy. The full body conditioning sessions are accessible for all fitness levels and they focus not only on getting you into shape but also work a lot on posture correction, nutrition plans and wellbeing.

For more information contact: 07772650370 or visit their Facebook page

Pre & Post Natal Pilates

Fitness With Meg

Whether you're expecting, or recently had your baby, this class is for you. A gentle series of exercises and stretches to keep you moving when you need it most.

  • Prevent and relieve pregnancy aches and pains
  • Prepare for birth, strengthen and release
  • Regain your strength, post birth as a new mum
  • Time out to focus on you

Thursday 10.30am, The Market Harborough Methodist Church, Northampton Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9HE.

For more information contact: 07842 124 694

Harborough Pilates Centre

A gentle, yet structured, class suitable for pregnant and post pregnant (mat or equipment based sessions for groups and individuals) whether you have done Pilates before or not.

Train in confidence with our instructors who have industry recognised Pre and post natal exercise qualifications through a respected Pilates organisation.

We offer help and support to ladies who already have a background in Pilates and fitness, but also to those who wish to use Pilates for the first time during pregnancy.

During pregnancy a lot of changes happen to your body and Pilates is an excellent way to strengthen your core muscles, relieve backache and other aches and pains with an exercises programmes tailored to your own personal needs.

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Pre and Post Natal Circuits

Want to exercise but have a baby and no child care? Join HizandHerz baby classes where you can take your baby with you!

These classes are for post natal mothers / babies after their 6 week all clear check up, up-to when the baby is walking

  • Small and friendly sessions held in Market Harborough
  • Classes are on Tuesdays 9.30-10.15am and Thursdays 10.15-11am
  • Pre-booking is essential

"Being a new first time mum, it's scary and daunting trying to get back into exercise, but Lydia is brilliant and understands so much about how the body will be after birth. Pelvic floor exercises are very much needed!! Thanks Lydia, cannot recommend you enough!"

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Tel Number: 07857 987673

Physical Activity Recommendations

The following images outline the exercise recommendations for women both during pregnancy and after childbirth.