Lower Back Exercises for Men

By Marci Shear

For golfers suffering from mild to moderate lower back pain that is affecting their swing, lumbar stabilization exercises with a Swiss ball will help the lower back. This moderately difficult lower back exercise is designed to relieve lower back pain and stabilize the lower back.

Lower Back Exercises for Men

Lie flat on your back (on the exercise mat.) Rest your calves on the Swiss ball with your knees bent at a 45- to 90-degree angle depending on how close the ball is to your torso.

Straighten your left knee above the ball. At the same time, raise your right arm.

Lower your left leg and right arm.

Straighten your right knee above the ball. At the same time, raise your left arm.

Continue alternating sides, repeating 10 to 12 times.

About the Author

Marci Shear has been a sports reporter for the Associated Press, the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times. Shear has also written for several magazines, including Vineline and the Chicago Sports Review. In her 14-year career, Shear has covered high school sports, college football, basketball and major league baseball. She has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Chicago.

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