Bird-Dog Exercise & Pregnancy

Bird-Dog Exercise & Pregnancy

Functional Progression 3 (aka bird-dog exercise aka quadruped) are all beneficial movements during pregnancy when done correctly. The Bird Dog exercise is a great alternative to the plank because it helps create core stability not only in the ab muscles but also in the hips, pelvic floor and shoulders! Thanks to the long support on the shins, there is also less chance of wonky movements like we do with the plank.

VLOG: How to Get Off the Floor While Pregnant

So you’re pregnant, that doesn’t mean you can’t get up and down from the ground. In fact, it’s a great way to get lunges and squats into your daily activity routine. And who doesn’t want to exercise without going to a gym? Here are two ways to get off the floor while pregnant:

But doc, my knees kill! That probably means we need to make a few modifications to make these moves work better for you. Go ahead and book a visit and we’ll work together to get you movin’ and a groovin’ from the floor soon.