How I beat Back Pain with Pilates: Week 10

Had a back-pain-relief-revelation this week that I must share with you! But first – many professional athletes suffer from back pain. How do they deal with it?

My revelation came the other night, when I decided to try something different as I went to bed. Quite simply, I placed a pillow under my hips. I sleep on my front, and usually wake up with a nice, dull ache in the morning, due to over-extension in my lower back. Imagine sleeping in a semi-cobra stretch position – it’s bound to ache! But after trying the pillow out for just one night, I was really surprised to find that I had next to zero aching the following morning.

Correct pillow placement for stomach sleepers

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