Wall Press Exercise

press up exercise suitable for during pregnancyHere is a safe exercise to do throughout your pregnancy because you're in an upright position in case you feel dizzy.

Aim

Equipment Required: wall or similar object

Technique

  1. Stand a couple of feet from the wall
  2. Place hands on the wall, shoulder width apart
  3. Keep you torso and legs aligned
  4. Bend your arms and lower your chest to the wall, then straighten your arms and return to the starting position.
  5. Repeat this action 5-20 times.

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If you are new to exercise, consider getting a medical assessment before doing too much. Fill out a PARQ to see if you are ready. The best thing you could do is perform a warm-up before each fitness session, which should include some stretching. When training, following correct exercise technique can help reduce injuries and maximise fitness gains.

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