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Good Weight Bearing Exercises for the Lower Spine

Good Weight Bearing Exercises for the Lower Spine

When you move your body against gravity, you are doing weight-bearing exercises. The more of your body weight you support while exercising, the greater the weight-bearing benefits. Exercises in which your body is upright — such as walking, dancing and playing tennis — bear the most weight and will strengthen and support the muscles and bones in your lower spine. Some things to consider when choosing weight-bearing exercises for your lower spine include improving your hip range of motion, strengthening your core muscles, strengthening your lumbar vertebrae and evaluating your posture and gait.

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4 thoughts on “Good Weight Bearing Exercises for the Lower Spine

  1. I’m trying to do some of these, modified I’m sure, to recover from my ankle surgery. After 6 months off my feet, I’ve got a long way to go.

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