Lower Back Twist

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Keep back flat to ground

Lower Back Twist

This exercise stretches your back and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Back

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Back

Starting Position: Lie on the floor, face up. legs straight out in front of you and arms out to your sides.

  1. 1 Bring your left leg over your right and pull on your calf with your right hand until you feel the stretch in your lower back.
  2. 2 Hold the stretch for about five seconds.
  3. 3 Switch legs and repeat steps one and two.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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