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    Back press exercise

    This exercise strengthens your trunk and thighs, helping you maintain a healthy lower back posture during your pregnancy.

    1. Place your feet 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 centimeters) from the wall.
    2. Rest your back flat against the wall and slide down the wall until your knees are slightly bent.
    3. Press your lower back against the wall by pulling in your stomach muscles.
    4. Hold for 6 seconds, and then relax your stomach muscles and slide back up the wall.
    5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current as ofMay 30, 2016

    Current as of: May 30, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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