Pregnancy has asked Liz Smithers of LAKA fame to take it down a notch, but just a notch. With the passing of each trimester, she finds it physically limiting to do most HIIT. So instead of putting exercise to the wayside, she merely shifted her focus. An almost daily routine of HIIT/running/Ashtanga yoga now consists of HIIT 1x a week, daily walking, and whatever degree of yoga practice she gravitates toward. “Most days it feels good to up my heart rate and stretch out my body, especially first thing in the morning when the belly is still small and manageable!”
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