Push-Ups with a Baby

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Move Targets: Biceps, abdominal muscles and gluteus. 


Step 1: Get into plank position laying the baby on the ground in front of you, with your hands under but slightly outside of your shoulders.

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Step 2: Lower your body until your chest nearly touches your baby. As you lower, tuck your elbows close to your body so your upper arms form a 45-degree angle when lowered.

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Step 3: Pause, and then push back to the starting position.

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Modification (Beginner): Bend knees and rest them on the floor.

Modification (Advanced): Bend knees, place your legs on the floor and balance on your toes into a full push up position.

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