Carrying around a new baby - and as it grows - you need really pretty incredible upper body strength to remain pain free. Using the theraband as resistance - work the shoulders, back and arms for better posture, toned, shaped arms and a pain free back. Place the Theraband under one foot and hold each end in your hands - working one side at a time. Prop - Theraband

Bicep Curl Progression Pulses

1. Bicep Curl Progression Pulses

GOAL: Strengthen and tone the arms

SET-UP: Standing

PROPS: Hand Weights, Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8x

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Inhale breathe into the back and sides of the ribcage. Exhale draw the belly button to your spine to stabilize and then contract the bicep and curl the lower arm toward the upper arm. Lower the arm halfway and hold. Lift the arm up an inch, and lower an inch. Repeat.
Ext Rotated Bicep Curls Progression - Pulses

2. Ext Rotated Bicep Curls Progression - Pulses

GOAL: Strengthen and tone the arms and back of the shoulder

SET-UP: Seated, Standing

PROPS: Hand Weights, Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8x

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Inhale breathe into the back and sides of the ribcage. Exhale draw the belly button to your spine to stabilize and then contract the bicep and curl the lower arm toward the upper arm. Lower the arm halfway and then lift it up an inch and lower back down an inch. Repeat
Triceps Reach Progression - Pulses

3. Triceps Reach Progression - Pulses

GOAL: Strengthen and tone the arms and back of the shoulder

SET-UP: Standing

PROPS: Hand Weights, Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8x

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Inhale into the back and sides of the ribcage as you bend your elbow, keeping your upper arm in line and close to your head. Exhale draw your belly button to your spine and extend your arm back up to the start position. Lower the arm halfway and then lift it up an inch and lower back down an inch. Repeat
Double Arm Flies Progression - Pulses

4. Double Arm Flies Progression - Pulses

GOAL: Strengthen the mid/low back and shoulders for better posture

SET-UP: Standing

PROPS: Hand Weights, Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8x

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Inhale breathe into the back and sides of the ribcage, lengthening the spine. Exhale draw your belly to your spine to maintain the length and stability, reach your elbows back and up as your shoulders melt down your back. Hold this position and pulse the elbows back. Repeat