Research has shown that women who exercise regularly are more likely to conceive. Incorporating exercise into your daily life can help you achieve a healthy BMI which can also help with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and improve sperm quality.
Moderate exercise is recommended as vigorous exercise can be detrimental for fertility in men as it can reduce ovulation and sperm quality.
Introducing moderate exercise into your daily routine will not only improve your fertility levels but will also prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy and reduce problems such as gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia.
The benefits of moderate exercise are:
- Improves fertility levels in both women and men
- Boosts endorphins
- Reduced BMI improves egg and sperm quality
- Reduces stress and anxiety levels
- Improve self-esteem and mind set
- Prepares the body for a healthy pregnancy
Moderate exercise improves quality of life, emotional wellbeing and promotes a healthy BMI which are all positive factors in achieving optimal reproductive health.