Pregnancy exercises (+ a prenatal workout video)

This is a prenatal workout video you can do anywhere! Filled with pregnancy exercises and safe ideas for your prenatal workouts. As always, talk with a doctor before making any fitness changes.

Hey hey! I’ve got a new workout video for you today! This is for all of my friends with a bun in the oven that still want to get in a good workout. (I have to admit that while I was pregnant, I pressed “stop” on so many prenatal workouts because they just felt like a huge yawn.) This is a friendly reminder that even though I designed this with pregnant mamas in mind, you need to check with your doctor to make sure these exercises are safe for you. Pregnancy isn’t the time to add; it’s a great time to focusing on maintaining.

PREGNANCY WORKOUT VIDEO + tips for prenatal exercise

For some of my tips of working out while pregnant, check out these posts:

Prenatal yoga modifications

How to modify Orangetheory when you’re pregnant

Core training during pregnancy

Can you work out on your back during pregnancy?

Keep the intensity, lose the impact

Best pregnancy stretches

(typing “pregnancy” and “pregnant” so many times reminds me of this gem lol)

For the workout below, you can absolutely do this workout if you’re not expecting. These are some of my very favorite moves when I want to get back to basics and draw attention to my core. These are also some effective and safe postpartum exercises (if your doc gives the ok, of course).

Now, let’s get into the video! I’m so excited that my friend Katie (33 weeks when we filmed this!) could join me for this one.

Press play and work out with us. 🙂


(Leggings are here // tank is here)

Form cues and tips:

This workout is split into 3 7-minute blocks:

7 minutes of strength

7 minutes of barre

7 minutes of smart core work

This may vary a little from the actual video – for the barre and core segments I just taught like I was teaching a class without a focus on reps – but here’s what it looks like if you’d like to try it out on your own or pin/save for a rainy day:

Prenatal workout with safe pregnancy exercises

Please let me know if you give it a try!!




lululemon tank

My favorite leggings!

Video: Grant Hunker

Workout partner-in-crime: Katie Surridge

Studio: Animas

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  1. Lorna on February 26, 2019 at 9:03 am

    I love that video! I was pregnant the first time I saw it, and my husband and I belly laughed through it.

  2. Jen on February 26, 2019 at 9:47 am

    26 weeks over here! So excited to try this workout. Thank you!

  3. Anna on February 26, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    I don’t see the link to click on the workout video! Am I totally losing it?! lol

    • Fitnessista on February 26, 2019 at 11:52 pm

      right under where i say “press play and work out with us” it should be embedded in the post. please let me know if it doesn’t work for you!

      • Anna on February 27, 2019 at 10:07 am

        so this is a little weird, but it shows up on the mobile version but not on desktop! that’s never happened to me before on this website. I double checked just now…

        • Fitnessista on February 27, 2019 at 4:36 pm

          thank you so much for letting me know! so weird! what browser are you using? i’ll email my web host and see what’s going on

          • Anna on February 27, 2019 at 4:40 pm

            Chrome 🙂

  4. Danielle on February 28, 2019 at 11:20 am

    30 weeks over here and just did this workout. Perfect amount of time, thank you!

  5. Lissy on March 10, 2019 at 9:27 am

    I’m 7 months. Did this workout last night. Was a nice switch from my usual routines 🙂

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