Back Mobility Exercises For Runners

Jun 25, 2012   //   by James Dunne   //   Injury & Rehab Information  //  No Comments  //  Affiliate Disclosure  

 

A common issue amongst many runners, and endurance athletes in general is the chronic and sometimes painful stiffness, that manifests itself in the lower back region.

Many of the runners and triathletes we work with originally come to us with a global lack of mobility and flexibility, due to postural, instability, lifestyle (work) and training related issues.

Generally speaking, we find that simply improving back mobility provides a great “bang for your buck” in terms of feeling and moving better as a runner.

Above are a couple of our favourite back mobility exercises for runners.

About The Author

James has an academic background in Sport Rehabilitation and a special interest in Applied Biomechanics. He currently coaches a large number of Runners and Triathletes across all levels of ability and performance. He's grown a strong reputation for enabling athletes to improve their running performance and overcome running injuries through improving their Running Technique and developing Running Specific Strength.

 

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