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18 February 2011

Back strenthening exercises

Your back takes a lot of strain during pregnancy. Back exercises may prevent and relieve back pain.

Exercise1:

Step1 - Lie flat on your back with your legs slightly apart, bend your knees and place your feet firmly on the carpet. Stretch your arms above your head and inhale deeply. Arch your back away from the carpet and hold for five counts.

Step 3 – Remain lying down and clasp your hands behind your head and neck for support. Keeping your elbows back and your neck relaxed, arch your back away from the carpet. Look up at the ceiling and breathe in deeply. As you exhale, lift your head and shoulders up and push the small of your back down.

 
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