Trainer: Melissa Kopp

Occupational Therapist at Cape Regional Medical Center

Exercise: Deep Breathing

Muscles Targeted: Abdominals, Pelvic Floor, Diaphragm, and Intercostals

Equipment: Chair

Duration/reps: 4-5 repetitions, 2-3 times a day

Procedure: Sit in chair with hands over stomach. Take a deep breath, taking in as much air as possible trying to expand chest and abdomen. Relax and breathe. out. Repeat.