Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Outer Thigh Stretches


  • strengthens thigh muscles to avoid cramps 
  • reduces pain and stresses in hip joints during pregnancy
  • regular stretches reduces pain in the knees and hips by increasing blood flow and oxygen to legs


  1. Lie on your left side. Line up your shoulders, hips and knees in a straight line.
  2. Support your head with your left arm.
  3. Place your right arm in front of your chest to steady yourself.
  4. Inhale, on exhalation, slowly and gently lifting your right leg as high as you can.
  5. Your right foot should be flexed at all time. Keep breathing steadily.
  6. Inhale and slowly lower your right leg and rest on your other leg.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 ten times. Relax and change to the other side for left leg.
  8. You may do this exercise with leg straight or bent at the knee.

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