Low Back Cross Leg Stretch, Erector Spinae

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Low Back Cross Leg Stretch, Erector Spinae

The low back cross leg stretch erector spinae should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the low back cross leg stretch erector spinae.

Beginning

Beginning Erector Spinae Cross Leg Stretch

Lay face up on your back with your right leg extended and your left leg bent over your right side as shown.

Movement

Erector Spinae Cross Leg Stretch Movement

1. Slowly use your right arm against your crossed left leg to increase pressure at the point of tension. Keep doing this for 20-30 seconds.

2. Repeat for 2-3 reps.

Benefits

Erector Spinae Cross Leg Stretch Benefits

The erector spinae stretch provides an opportunity for dynamic stretching of the muscles. It also has positive effects on your posture. Be especially careful performing this stretch if you have had excess back pain in the past.

Exercise Aliases

How To Do Erector Spinae Stretches, Erector Spinae Exercises, Erector Spinae Muscle Exercise


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