The problem: Weight gain, a shifting center of gravity, and ligament-loosening hormones all contribute to aches and pains as your pregnancy progresses. The solution: Strengthen your core muscles to support your back and spine, and stretch your shoulders, upper back, quads and hip flexors with these simple exercises. Looking for more? These 10 yoga poses are safe for every trimester.
This "Super Mom"strength training workout is perfect to do during pregnancy because it mimics what you'll be doing as a new mom: carrying, lifting, and pushing your new baby.
See more poses in this series: Goddess Pose | Lunge Pose | Tree Pose |