-To challenge your stability and improve core strength by working the muscles along the side of your body.
-Lie on your left side, raising yourself onto your left forearm (A). -Place your left shoulder directly above your left elbow, keeping your shoulders, hips and knees in alignment. -Rest your right arm along the side of your body. -Tighten your abdominal muscles. Hold for three deep breaths. -Repeat on your right side. -For added challenge, balance on your left hand. -Raise your hips off the floor and extend your right hand toward the ceiling (B). -Hold for three deep breaths. -Repeat on your right side.
-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.