Back Stretches: Lower Back Stretch
The lower back quite literally carries the load of a stressful and sedentary lifestyle. Accumulated tension in this area can cause pain and decrease mobility.
Incorporating heavier weights while having poor posture or a weak lower back can lead to injury and further strain the area.
That’s why having both a warm-up and a stretching routine in place is key.
Here’s a simple restorative stretch that will help take some weight off your back and also help you reduce your recovery time.
How To: Simple Lower Back Stretch
Make sure your neck and jaw are relaxed while performing this stretch. Remember: your goal is to relax as much as possible.
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- Lower back stretches
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- Shoulder stretches
- And more!