Work out with Gabby

Gabrielle Reece leads you through six prenatal workout moves


Pregnancies don't get more fit than this! In the February/March issue of FitPregnancy, professional volleyball player and mother Gabrielle Reece shares her tips on how she stayed fit through both of her pregnancies. Read our extended interview with Gabby to find out more about her exercise routine, why she thinks exercising during pregnancy is so important, and how motherhood has changed her. Then, click on the links below to see workouts from her new series of fitness DVDs titled Gabrielle Reece Fit & Healthy Prenatal Workouts.

Designed for the mom-to-be with a low-to-moderate fitness level, Gabby's program emphasizes strengthening the arms, glutes (butt) and legs as well as the back. These moves are tailored to the second trimester. Do this workout every other day using a set of 2- to 5-pound dumbbells. Start with 1 set of 10 reps, progressing to 3 sets of 15 reps. As always, be sure to check with your doctor before beginning this or any workout program during pregnancy.

Click below to see the moves:

1. Squat and Pass 2. PliƩ and Sweep 3. Lunge and press 4. Kicks on all fours 5. Dead lift to standing press 6. Side-lying kicks