Back Strain

On Sunday I again did 30 mins at level 5, and was set to do the same on Monday until I strained my lower back on Sunday night.

Monday was a long day, and I spent most of it sitting in bed reading. Not quite what I had in mind, but walking for any length of time was difficult, and cycling was out of the question.

On Tuesday I did the Tai Chi stretching exercises, and followed this with a slow walk around town. This seemed to ease the back pain a little.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday all followed a similar routine of the Tai Chi stretching followed by slow walking.

Today I began with the Tai Chi stretching, then hopped back on the bike for a leisurely 30 mins at level 4. Back pain almost gone now.

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