The back takes in tension more than any other part of the body. During a fitness workout, the back muscles contract, further increasing the tension. Thus, it is necessary to stretch the back properly after exercise. What follows are the common back stretches. Keep in mind that these exercises also cut the risk of injury from strenuous exercise and lessens muscle soreness. For more detailed information about each fitness exercise, click on an exercise image or its heading.
It would be relaxing to get into a really Good Stretching Session to release all of that accumulated tension our bodies take each day. For a great full, upper, or lower body Stretching Sequences go to Fitness Exercises: Stretching Sequences