Lower Back Exercises for Women | Back Strengthening Exercises
Not only does a strong, toned back help you look amazing in a backless dress, it can also help improve your posture and prevent back pain. The 8 back exercises w/ weights below are designed to target your upper and lower back muscles, helping you get that toned look you’re after. With summer already on its way, you’ll be ready for those tank tops and dresses in no time! Check out 8 Best At Home Moves for Women to Tone and Define Your Back With Dumbbells
Instructions: Repeat each exercise for 20 seconds one after the other with no rest in between. What it works: Deltoids, pecs, biceps, neck muscles, lower back, core, exterior and interior obliques, trapezius, infraspinatus (higher back muscles), hamstrings. Make it better: Breathe out every time you perform toe touches, forward bends and mid-back turns, bringing your lower abs into play. Make it harder: When performing toe touches place your fingers under the balls of your feet and hol...
I've been seeing a LOT of tight psoas muscles lately! This muscle attaches to your lower spine and to your thigh bone. If it's tight (sitting too much?) it pulls your lower back. It's ONE of the common causes of lower back pain! If you can stretch this regularly then your lower back may feel a lot better! (makes your tummy look a bit flatter too.) ;)
Forward Tipped Pelvis Muscle Imbalance. By far the most common postural dysfunction we see, a forward tipped pelvis is extremely common among office workers, truck drivers and others who spend a large portion of each day sitting. A forward tipped pelvis is also the most common cause of lower back muscle pain. Tight muscles: Lumbar Hip flexors Quadriceps Weak muscles: Abdominal Gluteal Hamstrings
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