Do you spend a lot of time sitting at a desk? Remember to take frequent breaks and move!
It’s a simple activity that we do every day, whether we’re driving to work, typing on a computer at our desk, playing video games or watching television. A sedentary activity, sitting can cause our backs to become strained leading to discomfort or pain. What you may not know is that too much sitting can also cause tightness in the hip flexors, important muscles that are responsible for easy movement.
So, what can you do? One of the best ways to keep back pain at bay is by staying active. This doesn’t just dramatically decrease low back pain, but best of all, physical activity is natural, drug-free and fun. Taking walk breaks throughout the day is good for your spine and your overall health.
Looking for a more rigorous exercise? Running…
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