How To Do the Superman Exercise, a Move That Will Tone You up and Improve Your Posture (Parade)

Posted: Oct 31, 2022 in In the News

This article orginally appeared in Parade.


Remember the Superman pose—and all the claims that standing tall, in an upright and assertive manner, could actually imbue you with the confidence that you need to save the world (or at least ask for a raise at work)?

If that pose helped you improve your self-image and your self-esteem, imagine what a "Superman exercise" might help you achieve. Here's everything you need to know about it.

What is the Superman Exercise?

Unlike the vertical Superman pose, the Superman exercise requires that you get horizontal—horizontal on the floor, to be specific. Imagine yourself stretched across a mat, reaching your arms out in front of you, like you’re imitating Superman flying through the sky.

Chris Gagliardi, a personal trainer certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), as well as a health coach and group fitness instructor, calls it a “movement”–a movement that can strengthen some of your muscles and stretch them, too.

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