Exercise of the Week

Exercise of the Week: Supine Leg Circles-Start in a supine
position (on your back) with leg straight up from the hip joint and
feet together. Begin making a circle with the feet, getting wider
and wider with time. Repeat in the other direction.
Click Here to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Keep core engaged throughout by pulling belly button to spine
  • Slight bend in the knees
  • BREATHE
MODIFICATIONS:
  • If low back pain occurs, make the circles smaller.
The Prenatal “Why” of his Exercise : This exercise is great for
a prenatal woman in her first trimester. After week 12, replace this
exercise with incline bicycles on the elbows. Be sure the pregnant
mom continues to strengthen her abdominals throughout pregnancy.

 

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