Jennifer Gianni's Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy
Blending elements of both yoga and Pilates, Jennifer Gianni's Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy is a safe and effective workout for all stages of pregnancy. This video shows you how a unique combination of Pilates and yoga can keep your body and mind in shape during your pregnancy.
Jennifer Gianni's Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy is beneficial for women of all fitness levels as the DVD contains modifications for women of varying fitness levels as well as exercises that are appropriate for each trimester. Descriptions of body changes during pregnancy are also provided.
There are three parts to Gianni's Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy. The first part is on the safety precautions for exercising while pregnant and this section is about two minutes long. The next five minutes is the second section, which focuses on exercises that show you how to strengthen your pelvic floor. These movements are designed to help prepare the body for pregnancy and recovery. The third and final section of the DVD is the actual pregnancy workout. The workout is clearly explained each step of the way and lasts approximately 55 minutes.
The video is very slow-paced as it incorporates a lot of yoga movements which are slow and deliberate. The stretches and exercises do feel great and are beneficial to the expecting mother, and the entire exercises are relaxing yet effective. The routine is just a bit harder to fit into your schedule as it is nearly an hour in length. However, the exercises are comprehensive and focus on the whole body, and the routine is easy to follow with Jennifer Gianni's pleasant guidance.
Jennifer Gianni is a professional Pilates instructor who wanted to find a way to provide that quick “bounce-back” after pregnancy. Fusion Pilates is the result of in-depth research on safe and effective exercises for pregnant women. She is in fact eight months pregnant in the video which many women find very inspiring while following along with the exercises.
Following the guidelines set forth by the American College of Obstetrics and
Gynecology, this workout challenges your body without compromising health to your body or unborn child, helping to prepare your body for birth and to bounce back thereafter.
Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy was called one of the “six best workouts for pregnancy” by Fit Pregnancy Magazine. Jennifer Gianni's Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy DVD can be purchased on Amazon.com for about $20.