Workout finished. Not exactly the way I wanted it to. I hurt my lower back. Excruciating pain. No idea how it started. It did not happen during my workout, but right after. Maybe while I was putting away weights, steps or risers…who knows. (I heard that)…it has nothing to do with my getting older! 🙂
Having low threshold for pain, I immediately hit the websites – read, and read on lower back pain. Started treatment. Iced the affected area, then used heat. Alternated that for a good couple of days. Took ibuprofen as well. Consulted my dear websites, again. Next step – added some stretch exercises. (I heard that, too)…I’m not going to the doctor! And, stop telling me what to do!
After two days, I felt well enough to try my Body Pump class. Using my body weight for squats and lunges; and low weight (about 5 lbs) for the rest of the class; I finished the one hour class. For the rest of the week – I kept low weight and focused on my form. The week ended well. Pain level, in control! (Heard that)…Awe, that’s sweet! Thank you for believing in my research and treatment. 🙂
Source of my back pain – who knows! But I do know that nursing that pain, helped. I’m happy now – that much I definitely know.
…thank you for visiting my blog…until next time 🙂