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How can I increase flexibility in my lower back?

To increase flexibility in your lower back:

  1. Avoid long periods of sitting (get up and move every three hours)
  2. Stretch your hamstrings (back of thighs), hip flexors (muscles on front of hips) and latissimus dorsi (large back muscle).
  3. Engage in a minimum of 30 minutes of light physical activity five days per week.

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