Press Up

When performing the Press up relax the whole body other than the arms this will allow full extension of the lumbar spine.  This will counter the time spend in flexion (slouched) during the day.  We recommend 15 reps every couple hours.


These exercises are for demonstration only and are not designed for everyone. Exercise, like any therapy, is not without its risks. These, or any other exercise programs, may result in pain or injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your chiropractor, medical doctor, or physical therapist before beginning an exercise program. The advice shown is not intended as a substitute for a medical consultation and Douglas R. Krebs, DC, Thomas L Donahue, DC, and Chicago Spine and Sports, disclaims any liability from and in connection with these exercise demonstrations. With any exercise program, caution and safety are essential and if you feel faint, dizzy, or have any physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a physician. And, if you are pregnant, do not attempt any exercise program without consulting your physician.