Barbell Back Raise (on hyperextension apparatus)

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Barbell Back Raise (on hyperextension apparatus)

Instructions

Preparation

Stand in hyper-extension apparatus. Position thighs prone on large pad and lower leg under padded bar. Place barbell on back of shoulders and grasp bar to sides.

Execution

Lower body by bending hips until fully flexed. Raise, or extend hips until torso is parallel to legs. Repeat.

Comments

Adjust lower leg brace so pressure is evenly distributed on thigh pad. Maintain barbell's position on back of shoulders when upper body is lowered. Do not lower weight beyond mild stretch. Full range of motion will vary from person to person. Also known as Barbell Hip Extension. Also see Barbell Hyper-extension and Barbell Back Extension.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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