Pregnancy comes with joys, challenges, and most of all, changes. Amidst the excitement and anticipation, it’s crucial for expectant mamas to prioritise their well-being, and staying active during pregnancy plays a vital role in achieving that. I was very surprised at how few online pregnancy safe app options were out there for pregnant women during my pregnancy with Theo. Thankfully, now we are fortunate to have a plethora of pregnancy fitness apps designed to guide and support you through this exciting but sometimes uncertain time.
In this blog post, we’re delving into 5 of the best pregnancy fitness apps on the market. These apps have been carefully curated to offer a holistic approach to pregnancy fitness, catering to the unique needs of expectant mothers. From expert-guided workouts to mindfulness practices, each app brings something special to the table so lets get started…
Kickstarting the list is ‘The Pre-Mama Plan’. Having been through pregnancy twice herself, Amy understands the diverse and unique needs of pregnant women. With a variety of workouts suitable for each stage of pregnancy, it offers a holistic approach to prenatal fitness. It’s been designed to be super easy to integrate into your daily routine, ensuring a balanced approach to fitness during pregnancy, ensuring you stay active while prioritising the safety of both you and your baby. The nice touch here is that it flows straight into The Mama Plan, a postnatal fitness plan safe from as soon as you feel ready to start moving again.
Price: $19.99 per month
‘Mamafit’ takes a personalised approach to prenatal fitness, tailoring workouts to individual needs. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or a beginner, Mamafit offers a range of classes that can be done from the comfort of your home. With certified instructors, you’re in safe hands as you navigate through exercises designed to keep you active and energised during pregnancy.
Price: £36.99 per month
For those seeking a holistic pregnancy fitness experience, ‘The Bump Plan’ is a fantastic choice. This app goes beyond just workouts, offering nutrition guidance and mindfulness practices to support your overall well-being during pregnancy. While the first month is significantly more expensive than our other apps, they do send you a physical starter pack which is a very nice touch.
Price: £75 for the first month then £35 per month
Renowned fitness expert Emily Skye brings her expertise to prenatal fitness with ‘Emily Skye Fit.’ The app offers a series of safe and effective workouts, accompanied by insightful blog posts that cover various aspects of pregnancy fitness. Emily Skye’s positive and encouraging approach makes this app an excellent companion for mums-to-be looking to stay active and strong.
Known for its popular fitness programmes, ‘Sweat’ introduces a dedicated pregnancy series by personal trainer Kayla Itsines. The programme is designed to adapt to your changing body, providing safe and effective workouts for every trimester. With a supportive community and expert guidance, ‘Sweat’ ensures that you remain motivated and connected throughout your pregnancy fitness journey.
In conclusion, these days there are some great pregnancy fitness apps out there. They all have their pros and cons and its difficult to pick the best one!
Whichever one you decide to do, make sure you pick one and aim for 150 minutes of physical activity a week. Never has the saying ‘use it or lose it’ been more true than during pregnancy.
Stay fit, stay happy, and enjoy the beautiful journey ahead!
No sweat mama. You’ve got this <3