On the â€œexercises to avoid listâ€ you'll find: Crunches, sit-ups, leg raises, and front planks. Running, jumping, step ups. Heavy overhead presses. Heavily weighted exercises. Anything with direct downward pressure on the pelvic floor, such as a barbell back squat.
These gentle, easy exercises help tone crucial muscles in your hips and core. Follow these steps to do a bridge: Lay on your back with your legs apart and your knees bent at about 45 degree angles. Squeeze your lower ab muscles as you raise your hips off of the floor.
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