Exercise of the week! You can stay healthy by maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy. If you have never exercised regularly before, you can safely begin an exercise program during pregnancy after consulting with your doctor. Choose carefully a personal trainer.
Starting position: standing position with the one leg extended behind you holding the elasic band in front of your chest.
Execution: Inhale and during exhalation lower yourself bending your knees while pulling your arms backwards.
The front knee shouldn’t go over your toes
Keep your spine straight
- You can perform the exercise without moving your hands
- You can use a chair for better balance
Christina Nikolia, Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate