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[VIDEO] Prenatal Workout: Squats with Fitness Instructor Christina Sinclair

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Welcome to our video series with Christina Sinclair of Beach Babe Fitness in Los Angeles. While expecting her first baby, the certified fitness instructor demonstrated easy prenatal workouts for us. In this video, she will teach you how to do pregnancy-safe squats.

You probably already know that squats can help tone and tighten your tush, but did you know that this exercise can also help you with labor and delivery? Squatting while you’re pregnant helps to open your pelvis, urging your baby to fall into the right position. It also stretches out your pelvic floor and perineum to help reduce your chances of tearing (or needing an episiotomy) during delivery. Here’s a fun routine (under five minutes!) using squats:

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