Back Pain

Workouts for Relieving an Aching Back and Recovering from Surgery

Edward Massey • October 24, 2016
Back pain is a common ailment that affects most people at some point in their life. It normally feels like an ache, tension or stiffness in your back. The pain can be triggered by bad posture while sitting for long hours in an office, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. Backache occurs most often in the lower back, although it can be felt anywhere along your spine, from your neck down to your hips. Practicing yoga has been shown to relieve back pain. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, a recent study has determined that weekly yoga classes can significantly reduce back pain and improve back movement. A number of yoga teachers have developed yoga sequences designed specifically for sufferers of back pain with a specific focus on target muscle groups. Mindful Movements #1 - Restore by Sarah Kusch
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This workout may be used in various ways. Use it for a warm up, to tone and sculpt or for flexiblity training.
2. 3-Minute Joint Mobility Warm Up
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Mark de Grasse, owner and editor of the My MadMethods Magazine, demonstrates a series of joint mobility exercises for a 3-minute warm up starting with neck mobility drills and ending with ankle mobility drills. 3-Minute Joint Mobility Warm Up: Neck Mobility Exercises Shoulder Mobility Exercises Back Mobility Exercises Hip Mobility Exercises Knee Mobility Exercises Ankle Mobility Exercises
3. Hot Body Warm Up Routine
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Groove with the beat as you rock, stretch and roll your body to get the blood flowing before your workout.
4. Barre HIIT Fusion
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Join Kelly as she takes you through a series of barre movements and high intensity intervals to boost your metabolism, and keep you burning calories all day. The isometric movements of barre will tone and tighten while the intervals torch calories to help show off your brand new muscles.
5. The Best Pre-Workout Stretching Warm Up Routine
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Cutting edge pre workout stretching routine. If you want to get ready to burn more fat and get your body in shape faster then this pre-workout stretching routine is just for you. By getting your body ready you will be able to push harder and so burn more fat with each workout! So make sure you warm-up with this powerful pre-workout stretching routine!
6. Daily Muscle Relief to Alleviate Back Pain
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Join Kelly Lee for her Daily Muscle Relief Series. These low impact exercises will help to counter the strain you place on the body through high intensity exercise and the effects of sitting during the day. This video will help to alleviate back pain by strengthening the back and lengthening the muscles in the front of the body. Use this routine to begin your day or before your workout for increased stability and mobility.
7. Reduce Heart Rate and Muscle Soreness with Linda's Cool Down
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Linda Soares takes you through her cool down to decrease your heart rate and reduce delayed muscle soreness. Follow her static stretches to reduce injury risk in this Grokker Premium video.
8. Dead Lifts & Leg Circles For Flexbility
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This video consists of eight low intensity movements that will prepare your body for the day or help you recover and repair after intense workouts. Integrating this series of exercises into your fitness regime will help keep your muscles and joints in a healthy state every day.
9. Warm-up & Stretching Exercises
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10. x5 Cardio Intensity - Warm Up & Dynamic Stretch
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Welcome to x5 Intensity, your 5 week, full body transformation workout series. Warming up before you exercise is absolutely essential, and in this video will show you the safest and most effective way to warm-up for all of your Cardio Intensity videos. Make sure to complete this video every time you perform x5 Cardio Intensity. So join Grokker experts, Jenny Pacey and Wayne Gordon, and transform your body with their unique workout series, x5 Intensity.
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