Stretching Workouts for Women

Quadriceps Stretch

Give your quads a feel-good stretch with this simple move.

How to do it: Stand next to a chair with your feet close together and pointing forward. Support yourself with your right hand by holding on to a chair for balance. Bend your left leg behind you and hold it with your left hand. Hold for 15 seconds. Return to the starting position and repeat on the opposite side. Perform two stretches per leg.


Tip: Keep your knees together during the stretch. Always support your balance by holding on to a wall or chair when performing one-legged moves during pregnancy.