Stability Ball Upper Back Stretches
Back Stretching Exercises Video Series
This is the last of the upper back stretches and the end of the back
stretching exercises videos.
After completing all the fitness videos in this series, both your upper
back and lower back should feel looser and more relaxed.
Keeping the back muscles strong and healthy can help minimize back
injuries and pain.
So do these stretches a few times each week to keep those back muscles
This is a quick, easy stretch you can do after a hard workout or when
you feel the need.
It does require and exercise ball and mat as you will
be kneeling for this stretch.
This one targets the upper back primarily, but will stretch through the
spine of the entire back.
Exercise #6 - Stability Ball Back Stretch
This exercise is a good stretch for the back which gives you
- Kneel down on the exercise mat with the exercise ball in front of you.
- Place your arms on the ball with the palms facing towards
- Sit back on the back of your heels as you drop your head
between your arms.
- Hold this for 20 seconds or so.
- Release the stretch and bring your head back up. You can
repeat this a few times to really stretch the upper back.
Tips: You want to make sure you have the right size ball when doing
this exercise. The ball should be about level with your shoulders when
you are stretched out.
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move correctly.
any additional notes here.
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Upper Back Strengthening Exercises
Try these strengthening exercises for you upper back to really work out
Upper Body Stretches
For even more stretches for the upper body, try these stretches for
your biceps, triceps, shoulders and more.
Benefits of Warming Up Before Exercise
Don't start your workouts with cold muscles. Find out all the benefits
of warming up first.