Pilates for Pregnancy: Back Strength

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How can I improve my back strength with exercise during pregnancy?

Pilates for Pregnancy: Back Strength

Get on your hands and knees with your hands shoulder-width apart and directly under your shoulders, and with your and knees directly under hips. Make sure your back is neither swayed nor rounded – keep a neutral spinal position. Keeping your abs tight, lift and straighten one leg while reaching the opposite arm forward, so that you form half of an “X”. Keeping both your raised leg and your raised arm in line with the torso, and try to maintain your balance as you alternate sides.



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