Whether you realize it or not, Mama, you're about to be doing bicep curls on the regular :) Every time you pick up that sweet babe, you're essentially curling! We also need a strong back to help support us during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. These exercises are chosen to help us train for all things motherhood!
Equipment: stability ball, long band, a set of dumbbells
SS 1: 3x
- 10-12 seated back row
- 10 upright rows
SS 2: 3x
- 10-12 reverse flies
- 8-10 (each arm) single arm reverse fly with band
3x: 10 (each arm) single arm bent over rows
SS 3: 3x
- 10 hammer curls
- 10 seated bicep curls
Balance--because our changing body is continuing to shift and move and we want to make sure we keep up with it! So these exercises focus on unilateral work (which y'all know means: CORE!), body awareness (noticing imbalances, where there are changes, what is starting to get difficult), and engagi...
With the right body awareness, education, and daily movement, pregnancy can be comfortable and alignment can be maintained close to normal even with the shifts in the center of gravity.The key is to move with awareness, release tension around the pelvis, and ensure that you work on the *glutes* t...