“I’m not injured or deadly sick!” – Pregnancy And Elite Skiers

“I’m not injured or deadly sick!” – Pregnancy And Elite Skiers

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...There is huge document resulting from the International Olympic Committee expert group meeting last year called “Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016 evidence summary from”. It deals with about every aspect of physical training during pregnancy (and after) and states rather unequivocally that. ...In more highly conditioned athletes, a moderate-to-high level of exercise during and after pregnancy may lead to an increase in VO2max in the region of 5–10% after pregnancy. Improved anaerobic working capacity is also better preserved in fitter subjects. Taken together, these studies indicate that a woman's aerobic fitness will stay the same or improve slightly during pregnancy if she continues to exercise as her maternal symptoms permit. Armed with that science, leading female skiers refuse to give up on exercising while expecting. The…
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