How to Do Abdominal Stretches and Lower Back Strengtheners

Warm up before a workout with this abdominal stretch and lower back strengthener. The movement requires stretching the body in a cobra position.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by laying face down on the floor, hands directly under your shoulders.

Step 2

Use your hands to push yourself up into a cobra position.

Step 3

Hold for 10 to 15 seconds.

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