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Lower Back Stretch

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not pull too far, just until you feel the stretch

Lower Back Stretch

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

Muscle Group

Lower Back


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lower Back

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Back

Starting Position: Lie on the floor, face up with your legs straight out in front of you and your arms by your sides.

  1. 1 Curl your legs to your chest and hold your legs with your hands behind your knees. You should also raise your head and shoulders off the ground.
  2. 2 Hold the stretch for about ten seconds.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.