These lower body strength and stretching exercises are suitable for all trimesters of pregnancy. You won't need any special equipment--just a chair for balance. Tone your legs (quads, hamstrings, hip flexors, inner thighs, outer thighs, glutes and calves) in this short, safe, and effective workout. 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: 14 minutes
Equipment: Light dumbbells, a chair for balance
Muscles Worked: Quads, hamstrings, inner thighs, outer thighs, glutes and hips
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: Lower Body Workout for Pregnancy
Tone Your Legs in Just 14 Minutes
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