DYNAMIC & STATIC BACK STRETCHES
In the UK, a third of all long-term sickness absence from work, and nearly a fifth of any sick leave, is caused by musculoskeletal disorders, which is mostly lower back and neck pain, according to the Work Foundation. Stretching your back is one of the simplest and easiest ways to take care of ourselves, reducing shoulder blade and lower back pain.
If you are experiencing pain in the back, make sure to watch these simple static & dynamic stretching examples below and start to incorporate more movement in your daily life and straighten your back!
Always try to include Dynamic Stretching at the beginning of your workouts. Dynamic stretches are active movements which help to warm up your joints safely, activate and loosen up your back muscles, improving flexibility and preventing injury.
On the contrary, Static stretches are usually held for 10 to 30 seconds and don't involve active movement. Therefore if your muscles are cold, don’t perform static stretches as you may pull some muscles, and only do them post-exercise.
STRETCHING ROUTINE FOR LOWER BACK PAIN
UPPER BACK PAIN
WARM-UP ROUTINE FOR
UPPER & LOWER BACK PAIN
HOW TO USE A FOAM ROLL ON THE BACK
HOW TO USE A FOAM ROLLER ON THE LATS
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