The reverse hyper extension is an amazing addition to any lower body strength program. 

The dynamic movement targets the glutes, hamstrings and lower back so is perfect as a supplemental exercise to improve your deadlift & squats.

It can also be a great as an injury prevention tool for sport specific training. As working to control the eccentric portion of the movement places similar emphasis on the body to deceleration which can be the cause of many injuries in athletes particularly those in sports requiring frequent change of direction.

Make sure your hips are in the crease of the pad, engage your lats and abs as you hold the handles.

Squeeze through your glutes as you extend up & control the load on the way down, but keep the movement fluent.

Nathan Tieppo
Nathan Tieppo


As the founder and head trainer at Momentum PT and with a wealth of knowledge from a variety of industry roles over the last 12 years Nathan has the knowledge and experience to pass on. Nathan specialises in sport specific preparation for athletes at all levels.

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