8 Simple Lower Back Stretches

6. Hip flexor stretch

This hip flexor stretch works the front of thighs and the hips. It is thus good for relaxing and reducing any pains in the joints or the back. You need to hold the stretch for about 30 seconds. Try to do the stretches with both legs. Switch to the other after you stretch the first leg. The tip of contracting abdominals and keeping both shoulders straight during the exercise is essential.