8 EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN THE LOWER BACK
Chris Freytag, CPT
LOW IMPACT BACK WORKOUT
DO THE WORKOUT
PERFORM EACH MOVEMENT FOR 30 SECONDS REPEAT CIRCUIT X 3
Keep hips stable in a plank position as you row the elbow past the hip.
TRAINER TIP: if you can't lift both arms and legs off the ground, try one first!
TRAINER TIP: Try to keep the toes on the ground - using the lower back to lift.
SIDE PLANK SCOOP
TRAINER TIP: Continue to lift the side up as you "thread" the top arm under the armpit.
FULL BODY ROLL UP
Keep legs on the ground and roll up one vertebrae at a time.
TRAINER TIP: Keep the back flat in a table top position.
TRAINER TIP: Working the abs helps keep the back strong!
TRAINER TIP: Try not to rock the hips side to side, squeeze the core.
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