Back Raises

Back Raises-

This is a great and simple exercise to strengthen the lower back, abs and glutes.

Step 1-

Lie face down with your legs together. Place your hands by the side of your head, keep your shoulders relaxed and your core engaged.

Step 2-

Slowly lift your upper body off of the floor controlling the movement with your core. Nice smooth movements with no jerking. Keep legs on the floor.

Step 3-

Once your at the top of the movement hold for a couple of seconds before slowly lowering back down to the ground. Keep your core engaged throughout the movement.

Aim for between 5 and 25 repetitions. You can always start with low repetitions and build up as your strength improves.

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