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Stay strong and healthy with six prenatal exercises you can do indoors.
5. Expression Stand with your legs slightly wider than hip-width apart, feet and knees turned out comfortably, hands on your belly [A]. Bend your knees, lowering your hips toward the floor. Reach your fingertips toward the floor, keeping your back straight [B]. Straighten legs and return to starting position. Repeat 8 times. Strengthens hips, thighs and buttocks.
6. Cleo’s Lift Lie on the couch on your left side with your left arm bent and your head resting on it. Bend your left knee. Lower the toes of your right foot to the floor, keeping leg straight [A]. Hold and stretch for 15 seconds, then lift leg to a 45-degree angle [B]. Return to starting position; complete 9 reps before switching sides. Helps ease sciatica, stretches hip rotators and strengthens hips and upper buttocks.