Weighted Lying Neck Extension

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Weighted Lying Neck Extension

Instructions

Preparation

Lie prone on bench with head extended off of end. Place folded towel on weight plate on floor. Place weight and towel on back of head. Support and balance weight with both hands.

Execution

Move head up by hyperextending neck. Return by bending neck down until chin touches upper chest. Repeat.

Comments

Weight plate may be tilted slightly forward at top and slightly backward at bottom so resistance can be keep bit more consistent throughout movement. Also see movement with body lying perpendicular to bench.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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