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    This exercise stretches and strengthens your back, thigh, and pelvic muscles.

    1. Kneel on hands and knees with your knees8 in. (20 cm) to 10 in. (25 cm) apart, hands directly under your shoulders, and arms and back straight.
    2. Keeping your arms straight, slowly lower your buttocks toward your heels and tuck your head toward your knees. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
    3. Slowly return to the kneeling position.
    4. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

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