Postpartum Plan Video 4: Inner Thighs & Mid Back
The FitFourth Postpartum Tutorial: Your Get Strong Checklist Post-Birth • 11m
Video 4 focuses on the inner thighs and mid back. A tight and/or stretched mid back due to lack of abdominal support can cause low back pain and discomfort; the inner thighs can become weak/tight from supporting a baby. Learn how to strengthen these areas to alleviate tightness and improve overall stability.
This class is bodyweight-friendly (yoga mat recommended).
standing static alternating lateral shifts
supine thoracic spine stretch
high plank twists
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