Pregnancy fitness classes in Loughborough

Congratulations on your pregnancy! 

Welcome to Zest4lifeUK. I'm guessing you're here because you'd like to exercise in pregnancy safely and meet other likeminded mums-to-be. Perhaps these are some of the questions running through your mind:

  • Can I carry on running/weight lifting/doing HIIT/taking part in mainstream fitness classes?
  • Should I be doing abdominal exercises? If so, which ones? 
  • How do I know if I am doing pelvic floor exercises correctly?
  • Is there a time to move over to pregnancy specific exercise?
  • Is there a form of exercise that can help my pregnancy back pain?
  • Can I exercise if I have pelvic girdle pain? 
  • How do I use a birthing ball in pregnancy & for birth?  
  • Can I help prevent abdominal separation?
  • I've seen pregnant celebs on Instagram doing tough workouts. I thought exercise had to be moderate in pregnancy? What is "moderate"?
  • There's contradictory information about exercising in pregnancy. Where can I turn to for advice I can trust?    

If any of these questions rings a bell, then you have come to the right place. 

My passion is enabling you to exercise safely all the way through pregnancy, giving you the knowledge you need and connecting you with a great group of mums-to-be.   

Message me for a free taster of my

pregnancy exercise classes.   

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First things first: congratulations on your pregnancy. It’s wonderfully exciting expecting a baby, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be avidly reading your pregnancy books to find out how big your baby is, what you should be eating, not eating, doing, not doing…. The list is endless.

Having said that we can often feel a little worried when it comes to exercising during pregnancy. Should we carry on as if nothing has changed? Should we do no exercise at all? Should we really be running or jogging (there’s been a lot of debate about that)? Are the mainstream classes served up in the local gym or leisure centre a good idea? Isn’t pregnancy yoga the thing to do? Or was it pregnancy Pilates that was recommended? And I’m sure I’ve read something about birthing balls… Hmm, all very confusing.

Here’s why it is best to do specialist pregnancy exercise when you are expecting:


  • Pregnancy exercise in leicestershireWorking with someone who is fully trained in pregnancy fitness and who is a member of the Guild of Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Instructors will give you the peace of mind that you are being taught by a person who knows specifically how to exercise in pregnancy and how to cater for pregnancy-related problems.


  • You will be doing exercise that is tailored specifically for pregnancy but also for the stage of pregnancy that you are in – if you are 15 weeks pregnant you won’t be doing the same as when you are 35 weeks pregnant.


  • Pregnancy is frequently accompanied by all sorts of aches, pains, conditions and complaints. Specialist antenatal classes will cater for your individual pregnancy needs, whether these are pelvic girdle pain, low blood pressure, Carpal Tunnel or gestational diabetes.


  • You will be with lots of other mums-to-be and – if you come to my classes! – the likelihood is that you will make firm friends in pregnancy and the postnatal period. There’s nothing better than having a great support system in place when your little one arrives…


  • The classes will be designed to actually help alleviate specific pregnancy-related aches, pains and tensions e.g. lower back pain, pelvic girdle pain, tension across the mid-back etc.


My Fit4Birth pregnancy Pilates classes are truly the perfect answer when it comes to exercising during pregnancy, whether it be in conjunction with other exercise, or on their own. Find out more here about my Fit4Birth antenatal classes, and how about taking advantage of my FREE 7 DAY CLASS PASS to come along and try the class? To make the most of the FREE 7 DAY CLASS PASS simply use the sign up box on the right hand side of this page.

My FREE weekly newsletters are also a goldmine of information on pregnancy fitness, what to eat in pregnancy, and mum-to-be health. You are very welcome to sign up for the free newsletters using the sign up box on the right hand side of the screen. You will find them invaluable. 


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