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Is it safe to do crossfit workouts in the 5 weeks of

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Is it safe to do crossfit workouts in the 5 weeks of pregnancy
JA: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?
Customer: Not sure. I'd assume not
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Captain replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr Captain replied 4 months ago.

The simple answer is "yes," just about all exercise is allowable in pregnancy. As long as you are cautious and careful, with the exercises, with hydration, and with your abdomen as it grows larger, you're quite safe to exercise, even vigorously, until close to the end!