5 great back stretches for your morning routine, excellent work out for deep muscles of the spine, back of the thighs & up to the shoulders muscles (even if you don’t have morning back pain).
Do this series as you get out of bed start the day off right: Julie shows 5 stretches to increase flexibility of your back, that you can do in the morning.
These back stretches work the muscles of the lower back, spine, and back of the thighs, up to the shoulders.
I used to practice these back stretches with my PT, at a time where my lower back was hurting so much because of a double herniated disc, I could barely move.
Each stretch lasts 30 seconds execute them at your own pace.
1. The seated calves touch
Relaxation top & bottom of the back, back of the thighs
2. Glutes Stretch
Gluteal muscles stretch, femoral biceps & piriformis stretch
3. Torso Twist Stretch
Stretch the entire area of the lumbar muscles.
4. Lumbar muscles workout
Strengthening the lumbar muscles
5. The cat & cow pose
The best Yoga pose for your back
Watch the 5 minutes morning back stretch routine on Youtube & follow along.
PS: The video is in french however there are subtitles in English: be sure to enable them in the player if you don’t see them.
These back stretches are a good work out for deep muscles of the spine, back of the thighs & up to the shoulders muscles.