06/04/2015 01:21 EDT | Updated 06/04/2015 01:59 EDT

Pregnancy Exercise: The Dos And Don'ts Of Working Out Safely

Exercising while pregnant has become a hot topic, especially after a story of a pregnant model with rock hard abs hit the news earlier this year. But is working out while pregnant safe?

A number of studies show that there are plenty of benefits to exercising while pregnant. These include reducing the risk of diabetes, warding off weight gain, and boosting your baby’s brain functioning. However, there are certain things mothers-to-be should never do while working out.

In the video above, experts discuss the dos and don’ts of exercising while pregnant.

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