- Stand in hyper-extension apparatus. Position thighs prone
on large pad and lower leg under padded bar. Hold weight to chest
or behind neck.
- Lower body by bending hips until fully flexed. Raise or extend
hips until torso is parallel to legs. Repeat.
- Exercise can be performed without added weight until more
resistance is needed. If weight is positioned behind head, neck
extensors act as stabilizers
- See Arm
Position During Waist Exercises. Adjust lower leg brace so
pressure is evenly distributed on thigh pad. Do not lower weight
beyond mild stretch. Full range of motion will vary from person
to person. Also known as Weighted Hip Extension. Also see Weighted Hyperextension and