Clams are fantastic at maintaining glute function, Grant said, and the side-lying position is really comfortable during pregnancy.
- Lie on your left side with your knees bent to about 90 degrees, feet in line with your tailbone. Ensure your hips are stacked and your spine neutral (no arching).
- Inhale, and as you exhale, lift your right knee toward the ceiling, keeping the heels connected.
- Inhale to slowly lower your knee back down with control. This counts as one rep.
- Complete 12 to 14 reps before switching sides.