Types of Exercises for each Phase

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Each phase requires a specific type of exercise.

Phase 1: Cardio

Phase 2: Strength-training

Phase 3: Relaxing exercises like Yoga, stretching or deep-breathing

Phase 1 activities allowed:
Treadmill, spin class, aerobics, dance classes, Jazzercise, Zumba, brisk walking, running, jogging, cardio machines like elliptica trainer

Phase 2 activities allowed:
Body Pump class, lifting dumbbells at home – upper-body one day, lower body another day sounds like a good idea. But one day is also ok.

Phase 3 activities allowed:
Vinyasa or Bikram Yoga or any yoga DVD, deep-breathing exercises from Youtube

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