Pregnancy and Sports Fitness

Lynne Pirie, Author, Lindsay R. Curtis, Author, Judith Schuler, Editor Fisher Books $12.95 (218p) ISBN 978-1-55561-001-2
Pirie, a Phoenix physician and surgeon specializing in sports-related problems, is also a competitive bodybuilder and coauthor of Getting Built. Often seen on national television, she was pregnant while compiling this unusual fitness guide, as is shown in the cover and illustrating photographs. Combining exercise knowledge and methods developed both professionally and personally, she provides expectant mothers with a comprehensive range of information about how their bodies react to sports and exercise. Physiologically based, her instructions include exercises for abdominal, pelvic and leg muscles as well as ones for building strength anaerobically and aerobically. There's also a chapter on getting back into shape after baby arrives. (August)
Reviewed on: 06/26/1987
Release date: 07/01/1987
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