The back extension is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, glutes and hamstrings ...more
The back extension is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, glutes and hamstrings.
The only back extension equipment that you really need is the following: roman chair. There are however many different back extension variations that you can try out that may require different types of back extension equipment or may even require no equipment at all.
Learning proper back extension form is easy with the step by step back extension instructions, back extension tips, and the instructional back extension technique video on this page. The back extension is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the back extension video, learn how to do the back extension, and then be sure and browse through the back extension workouts on our workout plans page!