A Safe Workout for the Second Trimester

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Pregnant woman using dumbbells

Upright Row


Sit on an upright chair or stand with legs slightly bent, feet hip-width apart. Hold the weights with your arms down in front of your body. Exhaling, slowly lift the weights to chest height, stopping under the chin. Then inhale and lower the weights to the starting point. Repeat 20 times.

Next: Shoulder Press

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Excerpted from Pregnancy Day by Day.
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