Strength

Barbell Back Extension

Barbell Back Extension is a strength training exercise aimed at targeting your lower back, legs, and glutes. It's excellent for enhancing overall strength, especially in the lower body, and improving posture.
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Barbell Back Extension instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand in front of a barbell with your feet around shoulder-width apart.
2
Bend at your hips and knees to lower yourself and grasp the barbell with an overhand grip.
3
Straighten your back while keeping your hands and feet in the same position to lift the barbell.
4
Bend your hips and knees again, lowering the barbell almost down to the floor but keeping it under control.
5
Repeat for the programmed number of reps, maintaining a tight back and avoid rounding your shoulders throughout the movement.
Stand in front of a barbell with your feet around shoulder-width apart.
Bend at your hips and knees to lower yourself and grasp the barbell with an overhand grip.
Straighten your back while keeping your hands and feet in the same position to lift the barbell.
Bend your hips and knees again, lowering the barbell almost down to the floor but keeping it under control.
Repeat for the programmed number of reps, maintaining a tight back and avoid rounding your shoulders throughout the movement.
Equipment needed
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Muscles used
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