My lower back routine

My Lower Back Routine

Sitting for long periods can definitely cause lower back pain or worsen an existing back problem. Does your back hurt? Do you know what I mean? Sitting is a static posture that increases stress in the back, shoulders, arms, and legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.

I have an old injury and over the years I´ve been trying and adjusting exercises to relief my back pain. This is an easy and quick back pain routine relief that never fails. It takes 5 minutes and you need no equipment.

I do this routine almost every day, some days twice, after two or three hours in front of the screen. I bet most of you sit for longer than I do, so I´m sure this routine will help you if performed regularly. Taking a little time during the day to stretch and relax has an extra benefit: your productivity will increase when you feel your body free of stress. Think about it this way, you take a break when you finish a task to do the next even better. Read more about movement and productivity on Forbes, these guys really care about productivity, right? Take your lower back seriously and start stretching, often. Remember that stretches should never be forced or cause any pain. Click on exercise´s name to watch the video. Also, how to perform each exercise is just below the image. Here´s a screenshot. Lower back routine

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  1. Indeed very helpful exercises. I remember as a young girl I had to these and other exercises for my back. I end up joining ballet-classes, initially to help increase the strength of my back too, later on because I grew to like to dance. Up to today, I still benefit from it :-)

      1. Me too, these days a watcher, no longer a performer 😉
        Are you ok, dear David? Referring to the sad events recently in your country…

      2. You can say you did it! I don’t 😉
        Referring to the attack, I’m OK (I live in the other side of the country), and everybody I know living there is fine. Thanks so much for asking! I’m so sorry for the victims, and I hope the injured get better soon.
        Big hugs 😊

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