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Posts tagged "low back" within Fit Life

I get low back pain during sit-ups. Am I doing something wrong or should I avoid them?

By Pete McCall on Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Experiencing low back pain during sit-ups or crunches is a common issue. If sit-ups are bothering your back then there are a number of other exercises that can be used as an alternative to strengthen the core.




I'm experiencing discomfort in my low back after sitting at my desk for an extended period of time. Are there any tips or exercises I can do to help with this?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Muscle imbalances can lead to poor posture, increased pain and aches in muscles and joints, as well as increase the risk of injury. In order to improve posture we must activate and strengthen weak and neglected muscles thereby reducing muscle imbalances.