Exercise How-to: Superman Raises


This exercise strengthens the lower back.

Ready, set, lift!

Lift arms and legs off the ground.

Try to get the tops of your thighs off the ground.

Superman -- Right Leg, Left Arm

Again - form.

Reach high, lift head.

Enjoy the stretch.

Superman - Left Leg, Right Arm

As high as you can, raise left leg and right arm.

Keep your head up and hips square on the floor.

Bad habit: People tend to lean out of or away from the leg that is lifted. The workout comes from having your body squarely centered on the floor. Lift high!

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