Resistance Exercise in Pregnancy and OutcomeBARAKAT, RUBEN PhD; PERALES, MARIA PhDClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: September 2016 - Volume 59 - Issue 3 - p 591–599 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000213 Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics As the health benefits of exercise are increasingly recognized, the traditional advice to rest during pregnancy has changed toward a more healthy and active pregnancy, therefore different forms of exercise have been integrated into the life of the pregnant woman. Although the benefits of using a combination of resistance and aerobic exercises are not yet determined, studies about resistance and strengthen training programs are few although no adverse outcomes were reported. *AFIPE Research Group, Faculty of Physical activity and Sports Sciences-INEF, Technical University of Madrid †Research Institute of Hospital 12 de Octubre (‘i+12’), Madrid, Spain This work was partially supported by Spanish Ministry of Culture, Education and Sport (PRX15/00249). The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose. Correspondence: Ruben Barakat, PhD, Martin Fierro 7, Madrid, Spain. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.