How to Perform the Superman Exercise

Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings, back muscles.

Starting Position: Lay with your stomach flat on the ground. Extend your arms in front of you, with your palms down.

Action: Raise your arms and your chest off the ground as far as possible. Bend your knees and lift your thighs off the ground. Try to make a big “U” with your back. Hold this position for a determined amount of time.

Return back to the starting position.



1.     Maintain a regular breathing pattern throughout the exercise.

2.     Avoid letting your thighs fall to the ground while holding the Superman.