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Lumbar Extension (Flexibility)

Woman lying on stomach with upper body lifted up resting on forearms.

  1. Lie face down on your stomach, forehead on the floor. You can lie on a mat or towel.

  2. Bend your arms next to your body and lift your upper body up on your forearms. Your palms and forearms should be flat on the floor. Keep your stomach and hips on the floor.

  3. Hold your upper body up with your forearms for 20 seconds. Slowly lower back down to the floor.

  4. Repeat 2 times, or as instructed.

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