The Quadratus Lumborum

September 15, 2017

The quadratus lumborum or 'QL' is the deepest abdominal muscle and commonly referred to as a back muscle. The ‘QL’ wraps around the lumbar spine and stabilises it. Often ignored in a basic stretch routine, stretching and activating this muscle will ensure that your spine has it's freedom to function fully and is not being restricted.