Welcome to our Back Extensions Exercise Instruction Guide!
On this page you'll learn how to do this Body Weight Exercise using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Weight Training Exercises so you can immediately add to your Leg Workouts, Back Workout, and other Weight Training Routines.
|Exercise Name:||Back Extensions|
|Main Muscle:||Lower Back|
|Secondary Muscle(s):||Glutes, Hamstrings|
|Equipment Required:||Body Weight Exercise, Hyperextension Apparatus|
Exercise Description and Instruction:
Back Extensions are a great weight training exercise for your glutes (gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus) and hamstring muscles as well as your lower back. The exercise is pictured here as one of our Body Weight Exercises.
Add additional resistance by holding your arms behind your head or holding a weight plate or dumbbell at your chest or behind your head.
Also see , like Flutter Kicks and Leg Lifts, which are other body weight exercises that work your glutes and hamstring muscle group.
To Perform This Exercise:
Other Popular Leg Exercises:
Check out some of our other popular Lower Body Exercises. These pages link to all of our variations of the most popular leg exercises:
Now that you've seen Back Extensions, which primarily target your Lower Back, check out all of our different Lower Back Exercises.
Also view our Leg Exercises Page, which links to our Calf Exercises, Glute Exercises, Hamstring Exercises, and Quadricep Exercises.
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