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Old 08-23-2005, 08:01 PM   #1
alex st jean
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What's a good sub for back extensions?
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Old 08-23-2005, 08:11 PM   #2
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good mornings with some light weight, or maybe supermans with a decent hold time. But you'd be surprised at the rigs you can improvise for back extensions. I do mine off a retaining wall with a bag of bark on my legs. Over a exercise ball with heels under a barbell works too.
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Old 08-24-2005, 03:33 AM   #3
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TRy lying face down on a flat bench with your hips off the bench or very close to the edge. You will need to hang on to something like the legs of the bench or a post. Keep your legs straight with your toes on the floor. Raise your legs(back extension). THis has a short range of motion but seems to work pretty well if in a pinch.
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Old 08-24-2005, 10:10 AM   #4
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I do mine over a foot stool and toss the sandbag I made over my feet to hold me down. Not quite the best full ROM but it works pretty well.
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