Globe & Mail Article: How can I work my core muscles while pregnant?

How can I work my core muscles while pregnant? The question: You recently wrote that pregnant women should do core exercises, but not on their backs. How can I work my core and not lie on my back? I am used to doing crunches.

The answer: The term “core” describes all the muscles located between the knees and the rib cage. A strong core that works as a unit helps support the spine and pelvis against the strain of extra baby weight. Expectant mothers should pick exercises that train the core as a unit. Read More

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