A Safe Workout for the Second Trimester

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Pregnant woman doing squats

Squats


Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. With your arms stretched out in front of you at shoulder level, squat down, keeping your abdominal muscles pulled in and your feet firmly on the floor. Lower your bottom toward the floor then lift up to the starting point. Breathe out as you lower and in as you lift. Make sure your knees do not go over the end of your toes.

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