Strength Exercises for a Healthy Back

Our core is made up of muscles in the abdomen and sides, mid and lower back, and pelvis. These muscles work together to support our movement and are particularly important to support our back when we lift, move, and go about our daily work.  A stronger core leads to better balance and posture and reduces the chance of injury.

Doing a series of simple exercises every day can help to strengthen your core. These core strengthening exercises have been proven to be effective, and are designed to avoid unnecessary stress and strain on the low back: