3 posture exercises for expecting moms

Exercising during your pregnancy is one of the most important habits you should be doing during this period. There are multiple benefits for you and your baby. Exercise helps to keep your body in movement, henceforth not becoming stiff.

However, in a few months, your belly begins to weigh a little more and this often brings posture problems. But take heart; here are some simple exercises to help you to avoid this from happening.

These three exercises will help to realign your spine and teach you what is the best position for your back.

exercises for expecting moms

Exercise 1

  • Using a yoga ball, in a sitting position lean back against the ball, as to allow you spine to bend with
    the ball. Try and feel your vertebra stretch and form an arch.
  • Inhale and bring your arms up over your head, holding weights if desired and then return to the
    original position.

Exercise 2

  • Using a yoga ball, in a sitting position lean back against the ball, as to allow your spine to bend with
    the ball. Try and feel your vertebra stretch and form an arch.
  • Stretch your arms overhead and make circular movements. Return to your original position.

Exercise 3

  • Using a yoga ball, in a sitting position lean back against the ball, as to allow you spine to bend with the ball. Try and feel your vertebra stretch and form an arch.
  • Your arms should be aligned with your body, with straight arms reach over your head feeling the stretch in your shoulders and upper back. Return in original position.

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