6 Exercises That Can Ease and Prevent Lower Back Pain

runners world back pain

3h3 hours ago

You may not think your lower back has much of a role in running, but it plays a pivotal part in the kinetic chain that powers your running mechanics.

Your core muscles—not just your abdominals, but the muscles that wrap around your midsection—support your spine and lower back. And your core, hips, glutes, and hamstrings together form one big stability machine, so weakness in any one of those muscles forces the others to take up the slack. If you have weak hip and gluteal muscles, for example, as they become fatigued during a run, your lower back is forced to work harder to keep you upright and stable, and you become vulnerable to injury.

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