Y Back Extension

y back extension


Start laying face down with arms above your head, open up arms as the letter Y. Activate your lower back muscles, lift upper body and arms from the ground. Hold the position, work the upper back by squeezing shoulder blades together and contract all muscles in upper back as much as possible. Release and lower slowly.


Keep both feet in the ground, imagine your legs feeling heavy. Keep abs tight.


Tuck feet underneath something for more support.

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Works mainly muscles in lower back and around spine.


Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to do Y Back Extension.

This exercise is 1 of 30 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Mama.

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