Pregnancy is a thrilling time in a woman’s life and you want to make sure that you are looking and feeling your best throughout this magical time. The best way to do this is to make sure that you maintain a good state of health, not only for you but for your little one as well. Diet and light exercise are great ways to take care of yourself during your pregnancy, so it’s no surprise that many gyms have designed classes or exercises specifically for pregnant women. Here are some gyms and fitness centers in Barcelona that are great for pregnant women to give a try.
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SimplyBe offers classes in yoga, Pilates, massage and more, all with pregnancy in mind. These classes are held in a calm and relaxing environment, with groups capped at 6 to make sure that you get adequate and personalized attention from the instructors. Pilates and yoga are gentle exercises that will help you stay fit and healthy but are very low impact and pregnancy-safe. SimplyBe‘s instructors take all of these things into account to plan routines and exercises that will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed. Address: Carrer de Roger de Llúria, 46.
This fitness center focuses on muscles and joints by providing low-impact classes, like yoga and Pilates, that can help to make pregnancy and delivery easier. Many women have claimed that exercise like prenatal-Pilates helped to make delivery and recovery easier and faster by having but muscle tone and strength, as well as improved breathing. Postural Fitness understands this and has designed workouts to help expectant and new mothers feeling their best. Try one week of unlimited classes for €15 with Postural Fitness‘ special online offer! Address: Carrer Méndez Núñez, 18, 2-3.
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Holmes Place Balmes
Holmes Place Balmes is a full-service gym that offers many different group activities, like yoga and Pilates, but so much more. This gym has a pool, so pregnant women can take advantage of gentle exercises like swimming, or group classes like AquaFit. After birth, women can also take advantage of special classes that are designed for moms and babies. Give Holmes Place Balmes a try for a gym that truly has it all. Address: Carrer de Balmes, 44-46.
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Barcelona Well Woman Centre is a wellness center for women in Barcelona, including pregnant women. This is more than a fitness center as the highly-trained staff can also offer advice and plans for healthy pregnancies and natural pregnancies. Women can take advantage of these services, as well as join low-impact exercise classes that are designed to improve key muscle groups and breathing. Care continues after pregnancy as there are also post-natal classes available as well. Address: Carrer de Casp, 80.
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