Originally Posted by butterZ83
Why would you even need to train your lower back?
For the same reason that you need a strong abdominal wall. A chain is only as strong as it's weakest link.
Most people think of core training as only being about Abs. When in fact your core involves both your abs and your lower back.
When you start squatting some serious weight you will really start to feel your lower back in the equation. Lower back training is one of the most important areas to train, if you want to remain healthy. Not just for lifting but for everyday life in general.