Five Simple Strength-Training Exercises for Pregnancy and Why They are Beneficial

By Glenn McCracken   1. Squat Improves mobility and strengthens the pelvis and hips. Hormones released during pregnancy prepare the body for labor by loosening the ligaments and joints. Although, this is necessary it can increase the possibility of strain and injury during pregnancy. More strength and stability means less pain and overall better movement. 2. Wide-leg dead lift Strengthens…