Exercise of the Month- Superman Low Back Extension

Purpose:
Increase low back strength and muscular endurance.

Benefit:
Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.

Click here for a short video demonstration of this exercise

Starting position: Begin lying on floor face down with arms extended above head. A pillow may be placed under your forehead for support.
Movement: Activate core muscles. Lift arms upward off floor while legs simultaneously lift off floor. Slowly return to start position and repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets.

Sunflower Wellness presents this exercise with the assistance of WebExercises. A library of exercises of the month is available at Sunflowerwellness.org.

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