Lying Back Presses

Lying Back Presses

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort

This exercise targets your lower back and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group


Secondary Muscle Group

Lower Back


1 Day a Week to 3 Days a Week



Starting Position: Lay on the floor, face down with your arms stretched straight out crossed at the wrist in front of you. Keep your legs shoulder width apart, toes touching the ground and heels pointing up. Elevate your head about 6 inches.

  1. Exhaling, simultaneously lift your upper and lower body several inches off the floor, keeping your neck and head straight forward.
  2. Hold this position for several seconds, and do not forget to breathe.
  3. Inhale and slowly lower your body back to starting position.
  4. Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.