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Back Extensions Exercise

Equipment: back extension apparatus (Roman Chair)

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  1. Lie face down on a back extension apparatus (Roman Chair) with your feet hooked under the support, and your arms across your chest.
  2. Keep your legs together and straight, and your feet and toes pointing down.
  3. Slowly raise your upper body extending your back and engaging your glutes, lower back, and hamstrings.
  4. Keep your neck in line with your spine and do not allow your head to tilt forward or backward.
  5. Hold the position for a second or two, then lower your body back down to the starting position.
  6. Repeat the exercise for the desired number of repetitions.

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