If you are one of the 70% or it is safe to say, like the majority of people nowadays who spend their office life sitting in front of a computer, then owe your back some rest and relaxation.
Some people seem to think that just because they are just sitting all day and not running errand or doing something extreme, that they can take their backs for granted.
There are a lot of benefits why you should also exercise your back.
It builds your strength
Studies have shown that when you take time to strengthen your back, not only will you have a stronger physique, but your whole posture will be affected. It also can help you prevent further back pains and back related injury.
Another good thing that back exercises can bring is that it can protect your spine and give it a more study support.
Some exercises that strengthens the back are crunches with squats, back bridges, or back at the wall.
It makes you more flexible
When you have a balanced workout that has back exercises included in your routine, you’ll have the benefit of being more flexible. Even the simple stretching of your back muscles can lead to muscle endurance and eventually whole body flexibility.
One other good thing that you can get from being flexible is that you can try other workouts time after time. It is also proven that when you change your workout routine every now and then, you’ll be able to stay motivated longer. Being flexible will let you do any routine that you want to try.
It can help your back relax and remove pain
If you are having a series of back pain lately, then I have good news for you. With just a little stretching and some flexibility exercises, you’ll be able to say goodbye to back pain.
Doing a combination of some stretching and some flexibility exercises even for just 15 minutes a week can give you a huge relief with your back pains.
Back exercises are often taken for granted by a lot of people, we seem to think that it is not important. We only do back exercises when we feel the pain. But just like in everything else, prevention is way better than cure, so incorporate some back exercises in your routine now for a better posture and more relaxed back.