Blog: Khanhtrinhvn.com EXERCISES FOR LOWER BACK PAIN Pain and stiffness in the back and neck areas can result from any movement that is improperly performed. So any new activity that you are not in shape for, or used to, cancertainly lead to back pain. This then causes your back to react with stiffness and pain. Here is two specific exercises for lower back pain that can reduce your stress:- 1. Cork on the water. Lie on the floor, facing up. Slowly bring your knees up to the chest. Count to twenty as you relax, keeping your knees in an upheld position. Allow your back to relax completely. You can picture the breath flowing into the location of the pain, then allowing the stress to drain from your back as you exhale. Take slow breaths. 2. Cat on the fence. Get on the floor, balancing your weight between your hands & knees. Now exhale and let your stomach curve toward the floor. Let all the air exhale form your lungs as you relax. Then take the air in and let your back curve. Hold your breath in such position, stretching out for eight to ten seconds. Repeat this up-and-down arching sequence for eight to ten times. Other than the above, some of the best exercises for lower back pain can be Aerobics. Perhaps the easier way to relieve lower back pain is to walk at least three days a week for a total of twenty minutes. Or if you like to ride a bicycle or use a home pull up bar, or swim or to wade in waist-deep water, then choose those activities to help you maintain back health.