Push ups & Planks BY
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PUSH UP! Begin on your hands and knees in front of your baby or, if you are doing this exercise with a partner, face to face on hands and knees. Push up to your hands and toes (or if you are pregnant, stay on your hands and knees in the modified position shown below). Lower down until you are halfway to the floor. Be sure to keep your hips in line and abs tucked in tight—don’t let your bottom fall.
HIGH FIVE! When you push back up to the starting position, give your partner or your baby a high five!
PLANK! Complete five reps of this and then lower down onto your elbows (stay on your toes for a greater challenge) to hold the plank for 30 seconds.
Go back to the push up position and complete 5 more high five pushups followed by another 30 second plank. Repeat entirely one more time.
Modified exercises: stay on your hands and knees if you are pregnant or needing a break. The MOMS Magazine • Winter 2016 • www.TheMomsMagazine.com
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