Superman w/ Suspension Trainer
Muscle Groups Used:Latissumus Dorsai, Core, Shoulders
Type of exercise type: Stabilization and Strength
- Stand with your feet hip-width apart and hold both suspension trainer handles out in front perpendicular to your body. Your palms should face the wall in front of you.
- Keep both feet planted, while leaning forward at the desired incline.
- With control of the movement, raise your arms so that your hands are extended above your head. Be careful not to let elbows bend and your arms spread wide into a T-positions
- Pause for a moment and then return to that starting position.
Movement Pattern: Anit-Extension with Compound Movement mechanics
Other Options: Supermans on the ground is an easier variation. Starting at a greater angle from vertical will result in a more challenging movement. Move slower and hold longer for even a greater challenge.
ContraindicationsRotator Cuff or Shoulder issues. If the arms cheat and do not stay in a Y postion and instead go to a T position, This is will put unwanted stress on the shoulder joint and surrounding structures. Weak Core and low back positions