Low Back Stretch Lying

Primary Muscle Group: Lower Back

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:  Lower Back

Preparation: Lie in a prone position with your arms at your sides with palms on the floor next to your shoulder region on either side or your body.

Breathing:  Breath in and out through the entire stretch movement.

Execution: Begin the stretch by pushing up with your hands and extending your arms til your elbows are only slightly bent and you are only raising your upper torso off the floor. Focus on stretching your lower back region and your lower body should remain on the floor during the entire stretch.  Hold for 20-30 seconds.

Comments: Do not bounce during the stretch.

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