Fitness Expert Liz Stuart shows new mums how to tone up the chest area in the comfort of their own home.
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Liz Stuart: Hi I am Liz Stuart and I am going to do some exercises with you today we are going to tone up our chest area because this area can get a lower bit sucky after pregnancy so its good to tone this up again all the equipment that we are going to need is a couple of tins of beans or tomatoes some thing like that what have you got handy if you we don't have anything handy or and you don't balance just do the exercise without anything but joining because a lot of bit of activity is better than not at all. I had a baby about a year and a half ago and I found that exercise is absolutely okay to make again back in shape there is a lot of girls with dieting they suggest the food too much those breast feeding as well as just eating anything inside but exercise really they get the weight off for me and you know got down to a level size in before pregnancies so stick with that because it does work all right so what we are going to do first of all is get warmed up so feet is slightly impart knees are soft, tummies tight pelvic flow muscles tight as well draw your shoulder blades back together and imagine a piece of stain from the top of your head pulling you up a bit of free tall posture and just roll your shoulders back keeping your stomach muscles tight and if you feel like this you have been a real arch in your back just still your hips forwards and try and even that out fit because it can press the disks in the level part of your spine. And now roll your shoulders forwards okay I am rolling the arms and now in front of you and mow I just bring them out to this sides don't over stretch keep your tummy muscles tight as well we are just loosing up the shoulder joint and the chest area and now hands out in front of you and just push out and three more of these and two and one and now bring them back arms come up and just bring them together as well now our exercise today is the chest press and this is actually the movement that we are going to do all right so its nice and easy without the weights elbows are up to shoulder level and the arms are bend at 90 degree angle okay and now bring the arms back and just a bicep curl on this well all right so with those arms and shoulders warmed we will grab our tins of beans and do the exercise. Okay the same stand is the full feet is slightly apart by hip distance apart and knees are self tummy tight and just have the arms out at your side bend in 90 degrees and just come in and we are going to do two sets of twelve and one, two, three, four keep the stomach muscles really tight and trying out to arch at your back six and seven, eight, nine and ten, eleven and twelve and rest and just march on the spot a little bit and roll your shoulders back just get that full of flowing through your necks okay you are ready for our next exercise. So arms up and starting position elbows level with the shoulders arms bend in 90 degrees and one, two, and three keep it going four, five, six so you if your sitting on your sofa watching this join in even I you don't have any tins in frons of you or anything to hold just do the exercise without the resistance you will store benefit and three more and two and one brilliant okay just put the equipments down roll your shoulders back arms out in front of you and just stretch out the chest feel that stretch because you have been working those muscles and arms back in again. And out and two more and out and last one out just stop were you feel the stretch is done that happen and arms down by your sides were your pack and forwards and one more back again. Well done thanks very much I am giving you some of the clap.