- Hook feet under foot brace and lie supine on incline board
with hips bent. Hold plate on chest with both hands or use no
- Flex waist to raise upper torso from bench. Keep low back
on bench and raise torso up as high as possible. Return until
back of shoulders contact padded incline board. Repeat.
- Exercise can be performed without
added weight until more resistance is needed. Elevate incline
to increase resistance. See Arm
Position During Waist Exercises. If no knee support is built
in to incline board, ball can be placed under legs as illustrated.
Hip and knee flexors may be involved as stabilizers if incline
is steep and no calf support is used. See advanced
technique and Spot