LA Power Plate: Core Hyperextensions

By · Friday, February 18th, 2011

The lower back muscles are susceptible to injury during sporting activities and weight training because as the body ages, the back loses flexibility and muscle elasticity, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. In order to protect the lower back from possible injuries, developing strong abdominals and back muscles is necessary. One effective exercise to strengthen the lower back, if done correctly, is the hyperextension. In the video below are some tips for doing hyperextensions correctly and safely. Always speak with your doctor before engaging in any exercise routine, especially if you have previously injured your lower back.

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