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#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercises for Back Pain Prevention

Good posture is key to preventing chronic back pain and injuries. The “Big Three” exercises are meant to increase endurance of the muscles around your spine that support good posture.

“They are low-intensity, which means that they are easy and safe for most people,” says Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida. “The goal of the ‘Big Three’ is not necessarily to gain strength, but to build endurance and control of your spine.”

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Curl-ups:

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Bird-dog:

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Side-bridge/side planks:

Abdominal endurance exercise strengthens muscles on the side of your torso.

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For additional healthy lifestyle tips and information on free exercise and wellness classes, please check out our Community Health page at baptisthealth.net/wellness [1].