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Old 08-02-2007, 10:04 AM   #1
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ok, i must've asked this question a few times, sorry for bringing it up again. What are good alternatives to hyperextensions? My gym for one reason or another doesn't have any sort of hyperextension apparatus. also what would be a good exercise to replace hypers at home?
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Old 08-02-2007, 01:28 PM   #2
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If you have a tall counter, table, or work bench you can do reverse hypers.

wfs: http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/...extension.html

An idea for regular hypers: Your gym probably has some stability balls around. Maybe even some old Reebok step risers. Stack a couple of risers, top with a ball, and find something to anchor your feet.

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Old 08-05-2007, 05:58 PM   #3
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You can actually do reverse hypers pretty easily off the end of a bench if you have a stability ball - put the ball on the bench, reach over and hold the bench. Not substitues, but good mornings and pull-throughs are good exercises too.
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Old 08-07-2007, 03:31 AM   #4
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Good Mornings, SLDL, even slow kettlebell swings with lots of Flexion/Extension are great functional ways to work the lower back.
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