The Power of Pilates
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FOCUS: BACK AND POSTURE
A burgeoning belly can cause backaches and slouching. These moves strengthen your entire back, shoulders and deep abdominal muscles for improved posture and stability to help prevent falls.
5. The Cat
Kneel on all fours with your wrists directly beneath your shoulders and your knees under your hips. Rest your hands on a towel for support. With your back in a neutral position (not arched), inhale deeply. Exhale and tuck your chin toward your chest as you round your spine and draw your tailbone under [shown]. Inhale and return to starting position; repeat 5 times.