Why does my lower back hurt after bent-over row?
If your back hurts when you bend over, you should assess the severity of the pain. If you’re experiencing minor pain, it may be due to a muscle spasm or strain. If you’re experiencing serious pain, you may be suffering from a herniated disc or other back injury.
Does bent-over row target lower back?
The bent-over row (watch here) is a bread-and-butter movement for adding mass to the upper back. Among its benefits include upper back thickness, shoulder stability, and lower back strength and endurance.
Is bending bad for your back?
Bending over incorrectly for many years can cause slipped and herniated disks—both of which can contribute to chronic back pain and could require surgery to repair. Outside of Europe and America, people tend to bend over differently. They do what experts call a “hip hinge.”
How do I get rid of lower back pain from bending over?
Resting the back for 1–3 days can help reduce muscle pain, as can taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Some over-the-counter (OTC) options include ibuprofen and naproxen. Massage, applying ice and heat, and using electrical muscle stimulation therapies may also help.
Is the bent-over row a good exercise?
The bent over row is a multi-jointed exercise that recruits several different muscles. It improves strength in the upper and lower back, glutes, hamstrings, lats, and shoulders.