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Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach

Angle-Based Images: Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach Video
Angle-Based Images: Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach Video
Angle-Based Images: Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach Video
Angle-Based Images: Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach Video
Angle-Based Images: Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach Video
Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach: Step 1
Step 1 Lie facedown on the floor with your arms and legs extended outward so your body forms an 'X' shape. Arms should be wider than shoulder-width and legs wider than hip-width. Extend your spine by lifting all limbs upward toward the ceiling, just off the floor. This is your starting position.
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Back Extension with Opposite Arm and Leg Reach: Step 2
Step 2 Lift one arm and the opposite leg higher. Hold, return to starting position to repeat with opposite arm and leg.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Be sure to pause at the top. You build strength and muscle control by holding the hardest position.

Don't let your core disengage.

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