Today’s exercise for back pain is the prone extensions endurance exercise. This exercise helps to strength your lower back and can be done using a table/bench or an exercise ball (as demonstrated in the video)
1. Lean your upper trunk over a table/bench/kitchen bar unit holding onto it. Use a cushion if necessary to soften the edge, which should be where your thighs meet your trunk.
2. Lift your straight legs up to the horizontal and hold for half a second.
3. Lower your legs back down to touch the floor with your toes.
4. Do about one every 2-3 seconds – no fast or jerky movements. Keep going until your lower back is tired, but not painful.
REMEMBER: If you experience any pain – STOP! Pain is not a signal that you are getting better, it is just a signal that it hurts!
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This prone extensions endurance exercise is part of my exercises for back pain <== click the link and take a look at the others.
Create a back care exercise plan based on endurance exercises and flexibility exercises listed so you can keep your back in great shape.