Build Glutes and Back Strength with the Reverse Hyper

The Reverse Hyper has been an incredible tool to strengthen and rehab my back while strengthening my glutes and hamstrings at the same time. It will make your low back stronger and provide traction which is restorative. Here are a few tips to perform this underrated exercise correctly:

  • Start slow: Progress from static holds to performing the movement unloaded to gradually increasing the weight used.

  • Vary the intensities: Reverse hypers can be used with heavier load for fewer reps or for higher reps with lighter weights. It can be used for strength, endurance, or rehab.

  • Do not overextend: Finish the movement under control and do not lift the feet too high.

  • Keep tension on the strap: Control the weight when you raise and lower the weight.

  • Keep in mind the purpose of the machine is to get quality work in, not crank out reps for the sake of doing reps. Ensure all movements are quality to get the most out of this .

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