This exercise stretches and strengthens your back, thigh, and pelvic muscles.
Kneel on hands and knees with your knees 20 cm (8 in.) to 25 cm (10 in.) apart, hands directly under your shoulders, and arms and back straight.
Keeping your arms straight, slowly lower your buttocks toward your heels and tuck your head toward your knees. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
Slowly return to the kneeling position.
Repeat 2 to 4 times.
Current as of:
February 11, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology