It's no fun
riding with a sore back! Instead of pulling out that old velcro
brace this year, let your body create it's own internal one! This
simple exercise will help strengthen about every muscle in your
upper and lower back and does it in a rotative manner. By strengthening
these muscles, along with the abdominals and obliques, the stronger
torso creates a intrathoratic pressure. This helps stabilize the
spine from the inside out. Pretty cool! huh? You'll notice the difference
in takeoffs, landings, uneven terrain, pretty much anything that
creates compressional forces in the body.
prone (flat on belly) clasp hands behind head.
side and elbow up as one with other elbow on floor.
down and raise opposite side.
for beginners. Just remember to use this exercise in conjunction
with abdominal and oblique exercises.