Exercise of the Week

Exercise of the Week: Up Down Push Up-Get into a plank position with legs extended and body in neutral. Slowly lower onto one elbow and then the other, return back to the hands and repeat. After a certain number of reps or amount of time switch to the other arm as the “lead”.
Click Here to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Keep spine in neutral and hips in line with the spine
  • Keep core engaged throughout
  • Concentrate on keeping hips square to the ground throughout movement
  • BREATHE
MODIFICATIONS:
  • To make this less intense, perform from the knees instead of the toes.
The Prenatal “Why” of his Exercise : This exercise is a great exercise for the prenatal woman in terms of core strength and balance. The upper body strength will also train them for the job of motherhood.

 

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