Strengthen your back muscles with the Suspension Trainer
- Degree of Difficulty 60% 60%
- Body leaning backward, arms stretched.
- Pull handles towards you.
- Stretch arms slowly, body remains stretched.
- The arms are stretched. The upper body is stretched as well and bent backwards. The legs remain stretched. The palms point to each other.
- By pulling the grips, the body moves forward or upward. The elbows are moved tight to the body.
- The body is in a diagonal position. The hands hold the Suspension Trainer in front of the body and the arms are flexed in the elbow joints. The palms point towards each other.
- The arms get slowly stretched and the body is shifted backwards. The entire body remains stretched.
Choose a hard ground for your feet. Use the complete range of motion during the stretching of your arms. Your body remains stretched during the whole exercise.
Additional exercise instructions
The exercise trains the complete back muscles, both dynamic and static. The inclination angle of the body is relevant for the training load.
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