LOWER BACK HYPEREXTENSION

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Hold a plate if you can (either to chest or with arms extended).
  2. Lower yourself towards a 90 degree bend, then power up slightly beyond parallel.
  3. Add a slight pause to the top of the rep to effectively target the lower back.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Back (Lower Back)
  • Legs (Glutes, Hamstrings)
hyperextension muscles worked

ALTERNATIVE EXERCISES:

  • Reverse Hyperextension
  • Swiss Ball Hamstring Curl
  • Rack Pull