-Lie on your stomach. -Raise yourself up so that you're resting on your forearms and your knees. -Align your head and neck with your back, and place your shoulders directly above your elbows. -Tighten your abdominal muscles. -Raise your right arm off the floor (A). Hold for three deep breaths. Repeat with your left arm. -Raise your right leg off the floor (B). Hold for three deep breaths. Repeat with your left leg. -For added challenge, raise your left arm and your right leg at the same time. Repeat with your right arm and left leg.
-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor. -Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times. -If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.