Exercise and movement

Exercise and movement are integral to overall health. Here are tips and recommendations on how to use exercise to help the body become healthy. A well body can boost fertility. This also encompasses procedures and exercise routines to try from anywhere or while working from home (WFH). Discover how exercise and movement can an alternative or complementary therapy or to assist with mental wellness.

Breaking down BMI

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your immune system

People practicing yoga to increase fertility and conceive.

Can yoga help me conceive?

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Can I conceive after an ectopic pregnancy?

A person doing yoga on a mat.

Alternative therapies for fertility

A person talking to their male partner about fertility.

Talking to a male partner about his fertility

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Proper hydration and fertility

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Preparing your body for pregnancy

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The ABCs of TTC: The acronyms you need to know when trying to conceive

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Fertility tips: The importance of water

Several woman in yoga class to help reduce stress for fertility.

Can yoga help me conceive?

A person with sunglasses on walking and holding a cigarette.

Seven things to avoid while TTC

A woman doing yoga in the park as a way to prepare for pregnancy.

Five of the best ways you can prepare your body for pregnancy right now

A woman holding phone looking up information on how to track fertility.

Self-tracking devices and fertility: everything you need to know

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Trying to conceive in a bigger body

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Trying to conceive in a smaller body

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Will exercising too much hurt my fertility?

A person talking on the phone while using their laptop to represent stress when trying to conceive.

Am I too stressed to get pregnant?

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18 tips to get pregnant faster that actually work

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Lifestyle changes that may boost your fertility to improve your chances of conceiving

A woman cutting up vegetables in the kitchen to represent eating healthy to help fertility.

A healthy lifestyle today can lead to a healthy pregnancy tomorrow: what you can do now

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Exercise and fertility

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From superfoods to smoking: what can help and hurt your fertility

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Getting pregnant: How long should it take?

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Understanding abs

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Four common workout injuries and how to avoid them

A woman lifting weights and practicing their strength training.

The importance of strength training

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Investigating the 2,000 calorie diet

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Exercises you can do in your living room

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Managing depression in everyday life: Helpful routines

A person on their computer looking up quick stretching routines they can do at home.

Sit at a desk all day? Easy stretches to do on your next break

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Tracking your activity with Ovia

A woman on her phone in bed, representing an activity she should avoid before bed.

Before bedtime no-nos: Stuff to avoid that won’t help you sleep

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Ovia Family Award winners: prenatal vitamins and health products

A person watching a meditating video on their laptop while meditating.

The basics of meditation

A person jogging during their cardio routine.

Cardio helps with your health: Great reasons to start a routine

Two women running outside.

A beginner’s guide to exercise: starting at square one

Three people talking and getting ready to go for a run as part of their exercise routine.

How to start an exercise routine – and stick with it

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Getting pregnant with Ovia: Your quick start guide

A person stretching in the middle of their run.

How important is stretching…or is it?

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Obvious and not-so-obvious benefits of exercise

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Healthy bowel habits

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Endometriosis

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You do uterus: How to be kind to yourself during your period

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Five exercise myths busted

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Using smart technology to make your life easier: how Ovia Fertility works

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How much exercise is too much?

A person on their laptop and cellphone looking up information on how to track fertility at their proliferative phase.

Tracking fertility during the proliferative phase

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