Lying Lower Back Stretch

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Instructions

Preparation

Lie supine on floor or mat. Raise both knees and grasp back of thighs behind knees.

Execution

Pull knees toward shoulders allowing hips to be raised further off floor. Hold stretch.

Comments

Upper back can also be lifted off of floor to stretch Splenius and cervical portion of Erector Spinae.

Muscles

Target

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