- Place one leg in strap so it is positioned above ankle. Step
up onto step built on side of apparatus with other foot. Lay
torso and waist on bench and grasp handles. Place stepping foot
inside of strap, just in front of leg already in strap. Position
legs side by side. Feet should be above floor with legs hanging
- Raise lever by extending hips as high as possible with legs
nearly straight. Lower legs to original position. Repeat.
- Taller individuals may be able to place both legs into strap
and position torso on bench without using steps. Some individuals
may be able to articulate both through the hips and through the
lower back (i.e. lumbar spine), in which case, Erector Spinae
also becomes synergist. Movement can be performed without
resistance. Lever Reverse Hyper-extension was invented by
of Westside Barbell.