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Pregnancy Workout | Ball Exercise For Muscle Spasms

Ball Exercises: Waist Twists Sitting & Standing Position
  • As the size of the abdomen increases, it leads to greater pressure on the lower back and the thigh muscles
  • This exercise can help provide relief from any such pain
  • Also, it gives you a sense of overall well-being
CAUSES
  • Pain in the pelvis, vagina, or groin
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Leakage or bleeding from the vagina
  • Dizziness
  • Exceptional fetal activity
Simple techniques
  1. There are two poses in which this exercise can be done.Sitting Pose:
    1. Place the exercise ball on a non-slip yoga mat
    2. Sit on the ball such that your feet are firmly on the ground, hip width apart
    3. Now, slowly slide to the left as if you are performing a lunge
    4. Bring your right elbow to rest on the ball and bring your left hand above your head and to the opposite side
    5. Come back to the starting position and repeat with the other side
    6. Repeat the exercise 8 times with both the sides
    Standing Position:
    1. Stand on a non-slip yoga mat with your feet hip-width apart
    2. Hold the exercise ball in both your hands and raise it above your head
    3. Now, bend to your right and hold for 8 counts
    4. Return to the starting position and repeat it with the other side
    5. Repeat the exercise 4 times on each side
TIPS
  • Choose an exercise ball according to your height
  • Use a firm support while exercising

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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