Back Exercises

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Lower back

  • Lie flat on your stomach. Raise one arm at a time. Hold for 5 counts, then slowly lower. Do 20 repetitions for each arm.
  • Try raising one leg at a time. Hold for 5 counts, then slowly lower. Do 20 repetitions for each leg. Advanced versions of this exercise involve raising both legs or arms simultaneously

Upper back

  • Bend your elbows.
  • Slowly press your elbows straight back, squeezing the shoulder blades together.
  • Hold 5 counts. Do 20 repetitions.