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Back Exercises: Back Press

Do this exercise on your hands and knees. Keep your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders. Keep your spine in a neutral position (not arched or sagging). Be sure to maintain your neck’s natural curve:

  • Tighten your stomach and buttocks muscles to press your back upward. Let your head drop slightly.

  • Hold for  5 seconds. Return to starting position.

  • Repeat  5 times.

    Woman on all fours, arching back.

Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith RN MSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Thomas N Joseph MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Trina Bellendir PT
Date Last Reviewed: 7/1/2021
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