7 Yoga Poses to Stretch Your Lower Back
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SPEAKERNeed a little decompression time? Stretch your lower back with these seven super easy yoga moves.
Place your hands on the seat of your chair and try downward dog. It's great for your back and your balance. Hold for about 30 seconds for a full stretch.
Feel your spine loosen up as you gently move through the cat-cow pose. It'll soften and lubricate your spine and back muscles.
Side bends give your sides a nice stretch. Sit up straight and pull your shoulders back as you bend.
Your back will get more and more limber as you do slow, gentle spinal twists. Hold for a few breaths on each side.
The figure four pose comes with bonus perks. It's great for your hips and helps align your shoulders.
The tension in your lower back might melt away after you're done doing knee-to-chest leg lifts. Remember to let your arms do the lifting.
Finish up with child's pose, a stretch so relaxing it will make you go, ah.
And those are seven simple steps to a supple lower back. Ah.