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Physical Fitness and Fertility – How Exercise Affects Conceiving a Baby

Exercising too much or too little can cause problems if you’re trying to get pregnant. Here are the results of a recent research study, which explored how physical fitness affects female fertility.

“Among all these women, we found two groups who experienced an increased risk of infertility,” says Sigridur Lara Gudmundsdottir, a PhD candidate in New research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s Human Movement Science Programme. “There were those who trained almost every day. And there were those who trained until they were completely exhausted. Those who did both had the highest risk of infertility.”

Infertility can have many causes, both medical and lifestyle-related. Smoking, stress, and alcohol can affect your chances of getting pregnant – and so can being extremely underweight or overweight. Read on for the results of this study about exercise and getting pregnant. For more info about conceiving a baby, click Fully Fertile: A 12-Week Holistic Plan for Optimal Fertility.Read More »Physical Fitness and Fertility – How Exercise Affects Conceiving a Baby