• Eric Hughes

RevInMo: 3 Exercises for Back and Shoulder Tension

Updated: Jul 23, 2020

Do you find yourself having tension discomfort in your low back and shoulders after a long day at work?

Check out these 3 simple exercises use you can do to help ease tension in your shoulders and back!

The only equipment needed for these moves is a stability ball.

Frog Rock

  • Squat into the ball, pubic bone pressed into the ball

  • Drape your body over the ball, chin and nose in contact

  • Staying on the balls of your feet, toes pointed forward

  • Press off your feet, cushion yourself in your hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders

  • Press of your hands, cushion yourself in your feet, ankles, knees, hips

  • Rinse and repeat!

Kneeling Overhead Rock

  • Start by kneeling behind the ball, knees and feet together

  • Hips stay stacked over the knees, roll the ball out in front with your hands on the top front of the ball (shoulder width apart)

  • Hollow your abs

  • Rock back and forth slowly, about 1-2 inches in each direction

Kneeling Overhead Twist

  • Kneeling behind the ball, knees and feet together

  • Sit back on your heels, roll the ball out in front with your hands on the top sides of the ball (chest should naturally drop to the floor in this position)

  • Hollow your abs, and twist to one side of the ball using your hands, and then twist back to the other side

  • The goal is to flash the bottom armpit to the wall that you are facing during the rotation

If you want to learn more about RevInMo, be sure to check out the RevInMo Virtual Classes being held at 8am on Mondays. Check out this blog post to learn more.

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Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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