Superman

Calisthenics / Pilates / Beginner

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  • 00:02:27
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How to do the Superman:

Muscles Worked

Glutes secondary Hamstrings secondary Lower back primary Muscles diagram

Details

The superman is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings ...more

The superman is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings.

The only superman equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different superman variations that you can try out that may require different types of superman equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Contract your back muscles during the stretch.
  2. When you are in the stretch you will look similar to Superman flying.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise while lifting one arm and one leg at the same time. Lift your right arm, chest, and right leg simulataneously and then switch sides.
  2. Perform this exercise alternating your right arm and your left leg and then reverse.

Types

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

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Tips

  1. Contract your back muscles during the stretch.
  2. When you are in the stretch you will look similar to Superman flying.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise while lifting one arm and one leg at the same time. Lift your right arm, chest, and right leg simulataneously and then switch sides.
  2. Perform this exercise alternating your right arm and your left leg and then reverse.

Types

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