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Back Active

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your balance
  • Do not arch your back too far, just until you feel the stretch

Back Active

This exercise stretches your back and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Back

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Back

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward.

  1. 1 Push your shoulders forward and curl your back, clasping your hands and reaching your arms out as if to hug something.
  2. 2 Hold the stretch for about ten seconds, then return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.