Water Fitness During Your Pregnancy

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Human Kinetics, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 233 pages
This book discusses the benefits of water exercises and swimming during pregnancy and provides sample water fitness programs for each trimester. Forty-four easy-to-follow workouts (with 43 exercises described in detail) show women of all fitness levels how to use water exercises to stretch, tone, and strengthen their bodies. Includes a 12-week postpartum program. Illustrations.

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Contents

Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy
1
Starting Properly and Getting Equipped
13
The W E
23
Breathing Exercises
37
UpperBody Exercises
45
MiddleBody Exercises
55
LowerBody Exercises
65
TotalBody Exercises
75
Backstroke
103
Sidestroke
115
Your Water Fitness Program
127
SecondTrimester Workouts
141
ThirdTrimester Workouts
157
Postpartum Water Fitness Program
175
Expanding Your Water Exercise Program
213
Appendix
221

Swim Strokes
83
Breaststroke
95
About the Author
233
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