Focusing on the postural muscles of the core, shoulders and mid back will not only help you manage pain throughout your pregnancy but this workout will keep your arms toned in all the right places! Do these exercises on a physio ball, bolster or pillow or in a chair - anywhere that is comfortable. Prop - Theraband

Horizontal Abduction Progression

1. Horizontal Abduction Progression

GOAL: Strengthen the arms, back and shoulders

SET-UP: Seated, Standing

PROPS: Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8x

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Inhale and breathe into the back and sides of the ribcage. Exhale reach the arms wide and out horizontally, stretching the band toward your chest to finish in line with the shoulders. Imagine widening the shoulder blades and broadening in the back. Hold the horizontal abduction position and bend and straighten the arms for bicep and triceps contractions.