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Tips for Strengthening Lower Back

Tips for Strengthening Lower Back - The lower back is one of the most important parts of the body and most often, the most neglected. You see most men doing bench press exercises or bicep curls, but you do not see many work out their lower backs.

The reason the lower back is so important is because it is part of the bodies "core". It is being used every second you are awake to stabilize your body, to keep your balance, when you get up from a chair and the list goes on.

A strong lower back equals strong, practical strength. When you pick things off of the ground you are using your lower back. Think about how many times you pick things up during a normal day and you will start seeing the importance.

There are several machines that can help strengthen the lower back, but the most useful exercise I've found is the dead lift. This involves pick a weighted barbell off of the ground to knee height.

There are several causes for a sore lower back. One of them is trauma. Trauma can cause a disc in the back to slip and can even cause permanent damage. But this is only a small percentage of cases. The most common reason is obesity. The extra weight carried in the gut, and breasts too for women, constantly strain the lower back.

A strong lower back will not only help you during your every day activities but will also protect you from injury.

Tips for Strengthening Lower Back

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