Low back

  • The quadruped hip abduction strengthens the posterior core and glutes. This exercise is suitable for all fitness levels. Lifting one leg off the floor requires rotational stability of the core to maintain proper form. This exercise can also enhance kinesthetic and body awareness.

  • The back lunge with a twist is an intermediate flexibility exercise to stretch the hip flexors, glutes and abs. This exercise also enhances low back mobility.

  • The knee-across pec stretch promotes flexibility of the pectoral muscles and lower back.

  • The carioca is a beginner exercise to enhance low back mobility.

  • The prone scorpions is a beginner exercise to stretch the lower back and abs.

  • The supine scorpions is a beginner dynamic stretch to enhance low back mobility.

  • The bent knee windshield wiper targets the lower back and is suitable for all fitness levels.

  • The knees up windshield wiper promotes low back flexibility. Pulling up the knees towards the chest, slightly flexes the lumbar spine. This slight lumbar flexion opens up the lower vertebras and makes the stretch more effective for the lower back.

  • The high knee with trunk rotation promotes low back flexibility. This exercise is suitable for all fitness levels.