Exercise: The Cobra

The Cobra

When done properly, the cobra will help develop and strengthen the lower back as well as strengthen and tone glutes and abdominals.corbra

How To:

  • Lie down on the the floor on your stomach. Place your palms up under your hips.
  • Then slowly lift your torso off the floor using your back muscles
  • Bring your torso back down to the floor.
  • Slowly repeat three times with a set of reps that matches your level in physical fitness.

Beginner-12 reps

Intermediate-15 reps

Advanced-20 reps

*ALWAYS consult your physician before starting a physical regimen. Also, depending on any back problems you may have, please consult with a professional to find if this exercise is right for you and what set of reps you should complete.

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