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What is a good workout for my back?

Many people hold stress in their lower backs. In this video, personal fitness trainer Joel Harper demonstrates some stretches and exercises that will help release that pent-up lower-back tension.

A good back workout program will include exercises that target your entire back musculature to improve strength, tone and reduce the risk of low-back pain. Try these exercises for your next routine:

  • Floor Cobra
  • Bird Dog
  • Standing Cable Rows
  • Pull-ups (assisted if necessary)

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