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Exercises and Stretches for Back Pain Relief

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Doing abdominal strengthening will also help with back pain because your abdominals help support your back and your growing belly. Stretching the front muscles in your chest and keeping your upper back muscle strong will help with upper back pain by decreasing the effects of the postural changes occurring. The "angry cat" exercise is a great one to stretch the upper and lower back and strengthen the abs. This is done on your hands and knees. Exhale and round your back up, pulling in your abs toward your spine, feeling a stretch in your spine. Hold this for five seconds, inhale and return to a neutral spine position.




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Holly Little
Holly is a certified Spinning instructor, certified personal trainer and a former Division I collegiate basketball player.
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