You were physically active until you find out that you’re pregnant and then you divert your thinking in another direction. You started thinking of how you will run your life because you will bring into the world a something priceless. That way of thinking is quite right, but do not forget that to devote quality time to your baby you need to stay in excellent condition. But you wonder how to be physically active when the responsibilities for your baby do not allow it.
Believe that there is a way to combine the two things simultaneously. Your baby will be happy and smiling, and you will be in top form.
We offer you a set of exercises for tightening and shaping your muscles of the abdomen, arms and legs that you can exercise together with your baby. Yes, you read right – YOU AND YOUR BABY WILL EXERCISE TOGETHER !!!
These are the exercises that work and start practicing today and stay in top shape.
EXERCISES FOR ABDOMEN
Lie on your back and lift your legs to a right angle (90 degrees), take the baby in your arms and lift it above your chest, with short intervals to lift your shoulders upward. This exercise mainly affects the tension of the upper abdominal muscles, and because you are holding the baby you activate the muscles of your arms.
Lying on your back with the knees bent, place the baby to lie on the knees, grasp the baby by the arms and lift your upper body part. While you are lifting, you may in fact kiss the baby. This exercise activates all the abdominal muscles.
EXERCISES FOR HANDS
Support yourself on the hands and feet, bend the legs in the knees and straighten the spine. Place the baby to sit or lie on your pelvis. Hands should be bent in the elbows and lift up the whole body up and down. This exercise tightens the hands and partially the stomach.
Lie the baby down and place yourself over him in the position of female push-ups. Every time you drop down kiss your baby. This exercise activates the muscles of the back, chest and arms.
Lie on the floor or on a Pilates ball. Take your baby in your arms and lift it over the head up and down. This exercise practices completely the hands.
Lie on your back, feet bent in the knees and put the baby to lie on them. Raise your legs as much as possible. This exercise activates the muscles of the thighs.
Take your baby in your arms, stand in a wide spread with your feet turned out and work a series of deep and shallow sit ups. With this exercise you engage all the muscles of the legs and buttocks.
Put your legs together, adjust the baby to your knees and work short sit ups. With this exercise you engage all the muscles of the legs and buttocks.