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Exercise during stimulation
mutooro posted:
Hey ladies,

What advise have you received regarding exercise during stimulation? Currently on day 4 of Menopur and Follistim. US today, follicles still small.
Running and weigh lifting
jlm76 responded:
At first I was told no heart rate over 140 -- but when I pressed them on it, they were a lot more flexible. Nothing more than "moderate" exertion, but I could base that on what was moderate for me. Since I typically run, moderate running was okay -- but with the strict caveat that I stop if/when it became uncomfortable.

Hope that helps. Good luck and happy running!
Jen (39), DH (36), plus one spoiled black lab (8). MC 6/10; IUI 1/11 - BFN; IVF converted to IUI 3/11.
frankfortkate responded:
My RE said be careful during stims. After ER, though, nothing more than casual walking until Beta. They worry about ovaries being too big and possibly rupturing. I was pretty sore after about a week of stims, so I pulled way back...
Kate(31), DH (31), 2 furbabies (Buster and TC), TTC 2 1/2 years, endo,IVF1 7/10 BFN, IVF2 11/10 BFN. IVF3 cx. IVF4 BFN...again...
mosleyd36 responded:
My RE also advised against exercise during stims. Walking and yoga are good but I was also told not to get HR over 140. Good luck!
Danielle (29) DH (31)...TTC since July '08. MFIF-low morph, low count. IVF/ICSI 1 Aug/Sep '10...BFN. IVF/ICSI 2...probably not for a while.
mutooro replied to mosleyd36's response:
Thanks ladies...
I'm on day 6 of stims (Menopur and Follistim). Still feeling really good but also worried the little eggs aren't growing as fast. Going for US tomorrow :)

I ran 4 slow miles yesterday, but I I think I'll shut it down for now...Just elliptical. Can't stand walking!!!

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