Alexandra ‘Binky’ Felstead loves to work out and hasn’t let pregnancy stop her.
The 27-year-old Made In Chelsea star has been inundated with negative comments whenever she posts workout videos, but Binky has now made a positive argument for expectant mothers wanting to stay fit.
Talking to Sky presenters Jacquie Beltrao and Sarah-Jane Mee, she insisted that exercising in her third trimester has positive affects on your health.
Binky said: “As a first-time mum, you are already aware that people are anti-exercise in case it does harm the baby but with the research you’re doing your body good and your baby good.
“It helps you with labour, it keeps me and my mind at ease. I suffer from anxiety so I feel so much better.”
The star, who is eight months pregnant with her boyfriend Josh ‘JP’ Patterson, also shared a few exercises that she loves doing.
“Swimming is really good and lots of stretching, obviously pelvic floor is very good.”
The fitness fanatic recently shared a video on Instagram of herself doing burpees and lifting weights in the gym, but her fans said how dangerous it was.
One said: “You are not supposed to do hip thrust as your pelvis should not be elevated above head level. It’s dangerous for the baby.”
Another added: “In yoga you are not allowed to do certain moves because your pelvis should not be elevated.”
Third trimester workout with @bethefittest. So ive really started to cut things down during this trimester with working out. Im doing a lot more walking outside etc but when i feel good i might go to the gym and have a light safe session. I still do own body weight sumo squats. I try to focus on the contraction in my glutes and legs also working my pelvic floor. My knees sometimes ache when im static so keeping them active with exercises like heels to bum really helps them feel better also lunges help strengthen my quads and legs which really help too. Wearing @reebokwomen @reebokuk #reebokambassador
Binks and JP met while filming the E4 series, and revealed their baby news after they had split up. They have since got back together and are making a go of things.
She told Hello!: “It’s obviously been a huge shock to both of us. This is a new start and a new chapter in our lives.”
They later announced that they were having a baby girl during a gender reveal party.
This little girl is going to be the most adorable baby ever.