The lower back is one of the first spots to get hit by unusual exertion while travelling. In “Stay Fit On The Road: Mat Exercises”, episode 3 of a four-part video exclusive from National Geographic Traveller India, directed by Anand Jagdish, Mumbai-based physiotherapist and Pilates instructor Hemakshi Basu tells you how to keep your lower back fit with seven simple exercises. From smooth leg raises to the always-comforting “cat and camel” pose, these stretches are extremely relaxing, and only require a flat surface to be performed. Watch the video below.
Also in this series:
Exercise Tips For Travellers The stress-free way to pick up luggage, work on the move and sleep right.
9 Sitting Exercises That You Can Do On The Road Easy stretches for your back, calves and hamstrings.
7 Standing Exercises That You Can Do On The Road Gentle stretches to relieve tightness in your lower body.
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