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How 8 months pregnant woman participated with 800m race

Alysia Montaño is an American middle distance runner. She is a six-time USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 800 metres champion. She gained significant publicity for the 2014 race that she competed while 8 months pregnant.


According to reports, Montano became comfortable with the idea of running in the race when she was told by a doctor that the exercise would be beneficial to her as well as her baby.

Amazingly, this is not the only time the American athlete has competed while pregnant – having done so also in 2017. She remains one of the best athlete in the world.

Any benefit?

The benefits of exercise during pregnancy greatly outweigh the risks. As many as 88% of women report exercising while pregnant and experts recommend it. In addition to improving overall fitness.

As a woman you cannot be like the pregnant athlete Alysia Montaño but it is recommendable to continue to exercise during pregnancy and after delivery. 

 

Source: frencheducationgh.com

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