Most of us know we should stretch, but how much? How often?
More importantly how do you know you need to stretch at all?
Here’s a simple test you can try….
You should be able to open your leg 45 degrees at your hip without twisting your pelvis or arching your back.
If you can’t get that much movement you need to stretch regularly until you can.
Make sure you are warm. Move slowly into the position shown, hold a comfortable stretch for about 30 secs each leg.
Here are some other stretches you can try.
You may find your back pain eases.
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