Lower Back Stretch - Yates Variation

The lying cross-over lower back stretch is a simple bodyweight stretch targeting the lower back, hips, and torso. It involves rotating the legs while lying flat on the back. It is commonly included in dynamic warm-ups, but can also be performed as full-body mobility work anytime.


  1. Stretches hips, glutes, and lower back
  2. Encourages thoracic spine mobility
  3. Great warm-up prior to squats or deadlifts
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