Standing lumbar extension

//Standing lumbar extension

Standing lumbar extension

By |2018-11-04T11:33:36+00:00December 24th, 2010|General|Comments Off on Standing lumbar extension

The standing lumbar extension is a great exercise to perform at home or in your workplace and is great for people who sit for long periods. Set an alarm to go over every few hours, stand up and do this wonderful stretch. Then walk around for a little bit before sitting down again – its a great way to keep yourself moving.

Standing lumbar extension

1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart

2. Put your hands on the back of your hips.

3. Arch your back backwards.

4. Hold for 3 seconds

That’s it! A nice simple exercise that will help with flexibility. This exercise is a part of the exercise for chronic back pain sufferers <== read that post here

About the Author:

Clinic Director and Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medallist in 1991 and is now a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy. Co-author of “The Back Book” with Gavin Hastings OBE in 1996, he has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently working on a new book. He's passionate about helping to move people as far from illness and pain as possible, and in January 2015 set himself the target of helping a million people get a better back.