The Gentle Mom-to-Be Workout

How to Protect Your Back

- Keep your back straight with shoulders over hips, tailbone down.

- Use legs and abdominals when doing everyday tasks, as well as when sitting, standing or walking.  

- Don't bend or twist, especially when lifting. The best way to lift an object is to squat down, bring it close to your body, then stand straight up.

- When getting up from an exercise mat or out of bed, slowly roll to your side. Then raise yourself with your arms.

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