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forward to shoulder height and lift your right leg straight behind you to hip height. Hold there for 2 or 3 counts. Then lower back down and do the other side, right arm, left leg. Complete the set with 8 to 12 reps on each side. Keep your abs pulledyou to hip height. Hold there for 2 or 3 counts. Then lower back down and do the other side, right arm, left leg. Complete the set with 8 to 12 reps on each side.
Pilates Exercises to Help Back Pain
Sadie Lincoln of Barre3 shares her exercises to shape a stronger back and help relieve lower back pain.
De-Stress at Your Desk: Desk Warrior
Got lower back pain? Believe it or not, sitting all day could be causing your sore, stiff back. This desk warrior stretch (inspired by the popular yoga pose) relieves stress and stretches your entire back, sides, and neck.
De-Stress at Your Desk: Hip Hugger
This hip hugger move stretches your glutes, hips, and lower back . Try it when you've been sitting at your desk all day and you're feeling stiff, sore, or just need a break.
De-Stress at Your Desk: Hamstring Slider
Try this hamstring slider to stretch our your hamstrings and lower back . Plus, it'll help relieve that work-day tension and stress.
Hamstring TLC With a Twist
The Hamstring TLC With a Twist exercise works your lower back , abs, butt, and legs.
Targets abs and lower back . Do each move (toe-reach crunch, bicycle abs, plank) for 60 seconds or as long as you can maintain good form.
Single Sky Bridge
The Single Sky Bridge exercise works your lower back , butt and hamstrings.
Alternate V-Sit Roll
The Alternate V-Sit Roll exercise works your abs, obliques and lower back .
Modified Weighted Hundred
The Modified Weighted Hundred exercise tones your abs, shoulders and lower back . Do 20 reps and build up to 40 reps, depending on your fitness level.