At some point in your life, you will most likely suffer from lower back pain. Globally, almost 1 in 10 (9.4%) people have had lower back pain, with slightly more men (10.1%) suffering the condition than women (8.7%). Both prevalence and burden increased with age.
We see the same sort of numbers at SPC. Our members who have sedentary lifestyles and spend most of their day sat down at a desk often suffer with pain in their lower backs.
Most importantly, you should aim to strengthen your lower back using the basic fundamental exercises, such as deadlifts, back extensions, reverse hypers and row variations. Alongside these exercises, you should also look to keep you lower back as mobile as possible to improve how you move on a daily basis.
With that in mind, Head Coach Nathan Da Costa shows you a simple drill that will aim to improve you lower back symptoms, especially after long car journeys or sat behind a desk all day. The best thing about this drill is that it takes less than 5 minutes to perform. We recommend all our clients use this exercise daily, sometimes even twice per day.
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