Exercise for gestational diabetes – the essentials

This week I had the pleasure of interview Esme Soan, an exercise physiologist from Brisbane (Australia) about the role of exercise in the management of gestational diabetes (GD). I know from my research and from my client’s experiences, that exercise can be VERY beneficial (in addition to dietary changes) for women with GD. But what KIND of exercise is ideal? HOW MUCH? HOW INTENSE? HOW OFTEN? These are the kinds of questions that people want to know the answers to.

Pet peeves about exercise in pregnancy…and more

Recently I had the honour of being asked by the Canadian Women’s Health division to answer some questions for their newsletter entitled “Exercise is Medicine”.
They had some great questions and here are my answers…