Weightlifting Workout for the Pregnant Booty

April 6, 2016

It’s no secret that I am crazy about lifting weights. I have lifted weights prior to my pregnancy so it was only natural for me to continue to do so. One of my favorite body parts to work during pregnancy while using weights is my boo-tay!

Why? Well, those lovely pregnancy and postpartum hormones love to take away your booty. I am serious! After I gave birth, it was like my booty ran off and disappeared. I think breastfeeding was the main culprit there (and lack of squatting) so I was strictly determined to NOT let that happen again by creating a firm foundation prior to this second pregnancy and maintaining it all the way through.

Here are my 5 favorite moves for working your glutes-with weights-during pregnancy:

Barbell Squats



Barbell Deadlifts



Dumbbell Lunges



Ball Hip Thrusts w/Dumbbell



Sumo Squats w/Dumbbell

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For a video demonstrating all of the moves, watch the clip below:


PLEASE NOTE: Following and/or participating in my blog, daily workouts, meal plans, and any tips or advice is solely your decision. I recommend checking with your physician prior to following any of the workouts or meal plans that I share. I am very open in sharing that I am not a health care professional, personal trainer, nutritionist, or counselor. I provide the workouts, meals, and tips that have worked for me based on my personal experiences.

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