PELVIC TILT: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feel flat on the floor. Tighten your abdominal muscles and push your lower back into the floor. Hold this position for 5 seconds, then relax. Do 3 sets of 10.
PARTIAL CURL: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Tighten your stomach muscles and flatten your back agains the floor. Tuck your chin to your chest. With your hands stretched out in front of you, curl your upper body forward until your shoulders clear the floor. Hold this position for 3 seconds. Don’t hold your breath. It helps to breathe out as your lift your shoulders up. Relax. Repeat 10 times. Build up to 3 sets of 10. To challenge yourself, clasp your hands behind your head and kepp your elbows out to the side.
Remember: Before you start any exercise program, consult with your health care provider. Your health care provider can give you personal exercise guidelines, based on your medical history.