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Ab Exercises

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Beginning Back Extension

The beginning back extension conditions the lower back and should be performed slowly and gently. Try to keep your hip bones on the floor and lift only as far as you can keeping your elbows on the floor.

Beginning Back Extension Step 1

Step 1
Lie on stomach with forehead resting on the floor. Place hands under shoulders with elbows bent alongside the body. Extend legs.

Beginning Back Extension Step 2

Step 2
Slowly and gently lift upper body keeping forearms and elbows on the floor, exhaling on exertion. Return to starting position and repeat for 8 times. Once you can do this easily, replace it with the intermediate back extension.

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