These upper body strength and flexibility exercises are safe for all trimesters of pregnancy. You'll need a ball and some light dumbbells. Tone your shoulders, chest, biceps, triceps, and back in minutes! Catherine Cram, author of "Fit Pregnancy for Dummies" and one of BabyFit's Resident Maternal Fitness Experts, approved these videos and their content. |
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About This Workout
Length: 10 minutes
Equipment: Stability ball, light dumbbells
Type of Workout: Strength training (toning) & flexibility
Muscles Worked: Upper body (biceps, triceps, chest, back and shoulders)
Fitness Level: Beginning to advanced; all stages of pregnancy and postnatal.
Impact: Low impact
Safety Precautions: Get clearance from your doctor or a health care professional before beginning any exercise program. These exercises are considered suitable for all three trimesters of pregnancy and postpartum, as long as you have clearance from your doctor.
Extra Tip: Only complete as many exercises as you can using good form, taking a break as needed. As you progress, try to finish the entire video.
VIDEO: Upper Body Workout for Pregnancy
Tone Shoulders, Chest, Biceps, Triceps and Back in Minutes
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