80% of the population will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime. Strategies for promoting a healthy back can be categorized into physical, behavioural, and postural. Come visit Vancouver’s best personal trainers at Kalev Fitness Solution for even more tips!
-Stretch hip flexors
(lunge stretch orstanding psoas stretch)
-Avoid hazardous exercises
-Avoid sudden jerky back movements
-Avoid improper lifting and carrying
-When standing, keep the lower back
neutral (stand with one foot on a stool)
-When sitting, avoid slouching
-When lying, keep knees and hips bent
(avoid lying on stomach)
-When sleeping, use a firm mattress
Ask your personal trainer if you have any questions about exercises or stretches to strengthen your back and core.