Reverse Hyperextension

Calisthenics / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Flat Bench

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  • 16 reps
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  • 1
    times logged
  • #1K
    popularity rank

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How to do Reverse Hyperextension:

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reverse hyperextension is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, glutes and hamstrings ...more

reverse hyperextension is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, glutes and hamstrings.

The only reverse hyperextension equipment that you really need is the following: flat bench. There are however many different reverse hyperextension variations that you can try out that may require different types of reverse hyperextension equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper reverse hyperextension form is easy with the step by step reverse hyperextension instructions, reverse hyperextension tips, and the instructional reverse hyperextension technique video on this page. reverse hyperextension is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the reverse hyperextension video, learn how to do the reverse hyperextension, and then be sure and browse through the reverse hyperextension workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Feet should be together and legs straight as possible.
  2. Brace abs and lower back while raising legs. Take deep breaths.
  3. Keep head down and in line with torso.

Variations

  1. Use ankle weights to increase intensity.
  2. At the top position, flutter legs up and down for 10 seconds before lowering legs back down.
  3. Have a partner throw down your legs. Brace your legs so they don't go down all the way to the starting position (start with a light throw and then work from there).

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  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Flat Bench

Tips

  1. Feet should be together and legs straight as possible.
  2. Brace abs and lower back while raising legs. Take deep breaths.
  3. Keep head down and in line with torso.

Variations

  1. Use ankle weights to increase intensity.
  2. At the top position, flutter legs up and down for 10 seconds before lowering legs back down.
  3. Have a partner throw down your legs. Brace your legs so they don't go down all the way to the starting position (start with a light throw and then work from there).

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation