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Healthline reached out to Heather Jeffcoat for her advice on cycling when you're pregnant. Read on for Heather's expert advice.
Taking your cycling to the street or trails is a bit more dicey than exercising indoors. That’s because there are variables you can’t control.
Physical therapist Heather Jeffcoat, DPT, agrees.
The biggest risk with cycling outdoors is the risk of falling, leading to abdominal trauma,” she says. That’s why she advises her patients to stop cycling after their first trimester.