Wellness

Trainers Share The 7 Best Stretches For Lower Back Pain

Your body will thank you.

7 stretches for your lower back that'll give you serious relief.
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Got back aches? Try working through some of the best stretches for lower back pain. Pro tip: “Spend roughly 30 seconds in each stretch, and stop gripping or tensing away from the discomfort,” says Helen Phelan, a Pilates instructor. Make sure you’re breathing deeply, too.

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Cobra Pose

“Lie flat on the stomach,” says Weilin Wu, a NASM-certified personal trainer at Blink Fitness. “Plant your palms and engage your legs and stomach by pressing your hips down. Tilt your head back.” You’ll open up your chest and core, bringing relief to your low back.