Upright Row with a Baby

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Move Targets: Biceps, shoulders and upper/lower abdominal muscles


Step 1: Begin standing with feet shoulder-width apart holding your baby at a 45-degree angle facing outward.

baby upright row brooke griffin move 1 

Step 2: Keeping your abs tight, raise your upper arms bringing the baby’s head up to eye level, and squeeze your shoulder blades together.

baby upright row brooke griffin move 2

Step 3: Pause at the top and lower the baby to the starting position. Repeat this movement for 60 seconds.

baby upright row brooke griffin move 1

Modification (Advanced): Plant your feet shoulder width apart and bend your knees into a squat position. Hold this position and continue with steps 2 and 3.

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