Single-Leg Back Extension

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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  • Roman Chair

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How to do Single-Leg Back Extension:

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single-leg 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

single-leg 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 single-leg back extension equipment that you really need is the following: roman chair. There are however many different single-leg back extension variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg back extension equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Keep lower back tight while performing this exercise to avoid any undue strain.
  2. Be sure to breathe properly. Inhale at starting position and exhale at top ending position.
  3. Keep neck in line with spine when performing the movements. And make sure feet are firmly in place against supporting hooks.

Variations

  1. Grab a medium sized weighted plate and hold weight against chest with arms crossed, while performing exercise.
  2. Perform with partner... Grab medicine ball and perform exercise. Except once you reach the top portion(with body straight) toss medicine ball to partner and wait for partner to toss back. Return to starting position.

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Roman Chair

Tips

  1. Keep lower back tight while performing this exercise to avoid any undue strain.
  2. Be sure to breathe properly. Inhale at starting position and exhale at top ending position.
  3. Keep neck in line with spine when performing the movements. And make sure feet are firmly in place against supporting hooks.

Variations

  1. Grab a medium sized weighted plate and hold weight against chest with arms crossed, while performing exercise.
  2. Perform with partner... Grab medicine ball and perform exercise. Except once you reach the top portion(with body straight) toss medicine ball to partner and wait for partner to toss back. Return to starting position.

Types

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