This exercise not only adds strength but also flexibility to the back and core muscles.


  1. Adjust the hyperextension bench so that your ankles are tucked under the footpads and your thighs are flat across the top pad.
  2. With your arms folded across your chest and your back straight, slowly bend at the waist towards the floor, keeping your back flat.
  3. Slowly return to the starting position.
  4. Repeat.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.