Day 15: Low Back-The Superman

We are going to continue today with an exercise that will work the whole extensor (back) muscle group of the spine and the gluteal region. These spinal and gluteal muscles help us maintain an erect position while sitting or standing. These muscles typically get stretched, tight and weak as our poor posture puts us in a slumped over, forward position. The Superman exercise is good at getting all of those spinal erectors contracting and moving as well as putting motion into the joints.

To perform this: Lay on the floor on your stomach. Slowly Raise your head, chest, arms and feet off of the floor (act like you are Superman flying through the sky). Hold this position for 2 breaths. Repeat the process for 2 sets of 10.

*The goal here is to activate the muscles and mobilize the joints. Over time this will help improve flexibility and strength, helping to decrease fatigue through the day. If you have pain while doing this modify it to be pain free or skip it.

About BioFunctional Health Solutions

Here at BHS, we are veteran owned with a foundation of integrity first and service before self. We are thought leaders to our core and our offerings continue to evolve. Being our customer means you have access to the latest and best in innovation. Only the best registered nurses make it through our rigorous and extensive screening process and training to assure the highest quality service. Our purpose is to deliver the world’s best health and wellness solutions to employees anywhere they are.

Talk To Us