This pose relaxes your core so that gas can move through the gut, Kehoe says.
- Lie on your stomach, elbows under shoulders, palms flat on the ground.
- Inhale, push up to lift chest, reach crown of head towards ceiling.
- Stay there for 3 to 5 breaths.
Yoga instructor Jillian Amodio says the cat cow motion will get gas moving.
- On hands and knees, palms under shoulders, knees under hips.
- Exhale, round your back to ceiling.
- Gaze at belly button.
- Inhale, relax belly down, arch spine.
- Gaze upwards.
Amodio says child’s pose helps with cramping in the back, pelvis, and legs. It aids in digestion, too.
- Kneel with knees wide.
- Sit back onto heels.
- Lean forward, stretch arms out.
- Take deep breaths as you let yourself relax.