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Back extensions for lower back

Back extensions - A fine exercise to target the muscles of the back.

This exercise will aid posture, help prevent backache and add tone
What you need for Back extensions :
  • An exercise mat
  • About 5 minutes

how to do it
  • Lie flat on your front with your feet on the floor. Your toes will not leave the floor at any time
  • Place your hands either on your bum, by your sides or at the side of your head
  • Contract your lower back to lift your chest off the floor. Hold this position for a count of two
  • Lower slowly (for a count of two) and repeat for the desired number of repetitions
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