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Maintain Legs During Back Injury?

well i’ve restrained my lower back during seated rows today. I’m already off of squats and deadlifts. I can’t do leg press without pain either.

So far all I’ve got are lunges :*(

thoughts? Rugby season is about to start and I don’t want to lose the strength i’ve worked for.

rest

myofascial release.

How will rest or myofascial treatment help me maintain strength in my legs

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If it’s not painfull do some bodyweight lunges, bulgarian split squats and step-ups, add in some leg curls and leg extensions and you will maintain for a little while. Good luck with the back.

[quote]bushidobadboy wrote:
Let me get this straight.

You have a back injury yet you intend to play rugby.

Way to look after yourself.

I understand the game is quite addictive but is it worth the risk of potentially damaging yourself for life?

Bushy[/quote]

yeah I donno. I’m gonna see a specialist and a chiro and see what they can do for it.