If you're on of those who love to exercise but pay the price with a stiff lower back afterwards this is for you!
One of my good friends is a nurse practitioner as well as a personal trainer- she said to take one aspirin(or 2 baby aspirin) prior to my longer bouts of walking or running & it will help me have a better workout- and no lower back pain at the end- or afterwards! It works like a charm!
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I have found that I CAN jog, but I do not run downhill. The impact causes major pain in my hips, knees and feet. If I do intervals, where I only run the uphills and flats on my 5 mile route, I avoid the pain and still get that heart rate buzzing!
According to Garry D'Brant D.C., you can loosen tight muscles and prevent pain from involuntary spasms of lower back muscles by doing the following. Make two fists, reach around to the middle of your back and rub up and down your spine in a circular motion.
May 9 issue of Woman's World magazine.
Computer abs tightening exercise is working for me.
I used coach Nicole's video and she stressed pull in the abs when walking. Many rainy days I did not walk outdoors. I did videos they are not so easy to pull in abs. I was doing an exercise at the computer and realised my abs are much tighter. Now i sit at the computer and lean back and keep the abs tight and it is helping me and easing the pain in my lower back Woohoo. It helps me I hope it might help you too.
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