Our muscles are the major defense of the spine in opposition to gravity. To strengthen the muscles is to support the spine as well. Muscles in the lower back area are crucial. What a person needs to do in order to take care of it is to engage in exercises that can strengthen the muscles which can help avoid and lessen lower back pain afterwards. The strong quadriceps or the front of thigh muscles also needed to be exercised in order to avoid back injuries when lifting heavy objects.
When you have a lower back problem, it is also important not to participate in high-impact exercises. Some of the preferable types of exercise are cycling, swimming and walking. These can prepare you to gain a healthy heart.
Stretching is also another vital exercise that is very useful to your back. People with arthritis can benefit a lot from stretching every single day, day and night. Here’s how you can strengthen your back muscles, your abdomen, and help support your spine as well:
The first thing that you need to do is lie on your back, cross your arms and lay down your head. Then next is bend your legs, and raise your knees up. Then lift one of your legs up using your hands and then hold them for about ten to fifteen seconds. Your leg must be straight when you raise it up and you must raise them at least three to four inches off the floor. After doing it, lift the other leg up and do the same. Do this for around five repetitions for each leg raise.
There are also variations that can be done with this exercise. Again, lie on your back, lay down your head, bend your knees and lift one leg up for around four to six inches off the floor. Then hold the straightened leg using your hands for around thirty seconds or more. Do this again five times for each leg. This exercise can help strengthen the back of your legs, your stomach muscles, and release the stress off the lower part of your back as well.
People with weak backs cannot still help but lift things up. That is why exercise is very important to avoid lower back pain. In order to avoid this, you need strong gluteus butt muscles and abs. Just make sure that you do not overdo the exercises. You must work gradually and slowly. Then after one or two weeks, you can already enhance your workout.
Doing these exercises is important for these can save you from acquiring lower back injuries that you can be having when you do not take care proper care of your spine. Once you have stretched your muscles, it is easier for your spine to move and even your whole body movement as well will improve. Not only will these stretching exercises can improve your lower back, but it can make you feel better as a person and provide a better and healthier life for you.