The back muscles are often an area of tension, especially if forced to sit at a desk all day, or busy doing a manual type of work.
Stretching the back, will not only help prepare the muscles, but more importantly aid release the gradual build up of tension so often associated with these muscles.
Easy Fetal Position
1. Lie on your back, keeping your head on the floor.
Easy Lower Back-Cat Stretch
1. Adopt a position on all fours, point your fingers forward and your toes behind.
The core muscles of the abdominal and oblique's, just like the back are always working, the following page will help you learn how to stretch and warm up these important muscle groups.