The Best Pilates Prenatal Workout for Labor Prep| Fit Pregnancy

A Pilates Workout for the Whole 9 Months

Build strength for labor and stay in shape during your entire pregnancy with this circuit of four amazing Pilates mat exercises.

Sword arm

Kneel on your right knee and place your right hand on the floor under your shoulder. Extend your left leg out to the side, foot on floor, hips facing front and abs pulled in. Reach your left hand to the floor as you look down [a]. Inhale as you slowly draw your arm up to the sky, opening your chest and looking up toward your hand [b]. Exhale, lowering arm to starting position. Complete reps, switch sides and repeat.

Benefits:  Strengthens arms, abs, hips and back; improves balance

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