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AvatarEllie Cooper
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In sculling you should be keeping your lumbar spine in neutral, not flexion or extension and should be reaching with your thoracic spine. The lumbar spine does not handle twisting motions well so that is where most of the low back injury’s come from sweep rowing. When sweep rowing try to keep the lumbar neutral try to twist from the thoracic spine instead of lumbar