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What exercises I can do in pregnancy to keep my back fit?
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Dr. Amit Bhavsar
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Core strengthening
Your pregnancy will take a toll on your core muscles.
Studies have shown that fit moms-to-be have an easier time in labor. I recommend that you 1st talk with your OB about exercise but if safe, i recommend a regimen of back, abdominal, and external/internal oblique strengthening-- planks, abs, etc. Don't overdo it-- i highly recommend that you get a good pt or trainer to guide you.

In brief: Core strengthening
Your pregnancy will take a toll on your core muscles.
Studies have shown that fit moms-to-be have an easier time in labor. I recommend that you 1st talk with your OB about exercise but if safe, i recommend a regimen of back, abdominal, and external/internal oblique strengthening-- planks, abs, etc. Don't overdo it-- i highly recommend that you get a good pt or trainer to guide you.
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