The Inventor of the Leg Raise Hyper Extension Exercise / Reverse Hyperextension Exercise tony@silaathletic.com

The Truth & History Of The Reverse Hyper Extension


"My name is George, and I have been suffering from back pain for quite some time. Fortunately I met Tony through a friend, bought his DVD and then started back exercise programs on the DVD. Since then I have noticed a lot of improvement, and I would recommend Tony's expertise to anyone because his method really work."

-George Kofi-Debra,
Security/Concierge, Eureka Security Co.

"I am currently attending college on a football scholarship. With the new levels of intensity that come with playing ball at this level I find the Reverse Hypers to be an integral part of my training."

-Tyson Woollard,
College Football Player.

Lower Back Videos

Importance Of Lower Back Rehabilitation

Tony discusses the importance of lower back rehabilitation, conditioning and strength-training using the Reverse Hyperextension.

Lower Back Rehabilitation Program

REHABILITATING, CONDITIONING, AND STRENGTHENING THE LOWER BACK In spite of all the attention given to core training these days, a large percentage of athletes and non-athletes alike have a penchant for neglecting the abdominal muscles and in particular, the lower back muscles. There are many reasons for this neglect. Some people only focus on the mirror muscles making aesthetics their priority. While others may appreciate the necessity of having a strong lower back, they simply do not know how to go about training it. And of course there are many...Read More

Lower Back Conditioning Program

CONDITIONING THE LOWER BACK USING REVERSE HYPER-EXTENSIONS –LEGS ONLY Conditioning is the preparatory phase that must precede any strengthening program. Just because your back is pain free does not obviate the need to condition it before beginning to strengthen it. Consider an average person with a healthy back. What degree of strength do you think such a person has in the muscles of their lumbar region? Clearly their muscular development in this area should be proportional to the muscular demands made by their activities. Such muscles should be strong enough …Read More

Lower Back Training Tips

People who suffer with lower back injuries, please visit Lower Back Rehabilitation Video and the Lower Back Conditioning Video. For more information you can contact us by filling the form or email us at tony@silaathletic.com or give him a call to 604-617-5735. Please also read the case of the purloined exercise regarding the reverse hyperextension exercise. This is an extensive overview of truth and facts regarding Tony Dolezel from Silaathletic.com and Louis Simmons from Westside Barbell.

The Case Of The Purloined Exercise

Non-Athlete Lower Back Strength Training Program

Non-Athlete Lower-Back Strength-Training Program Using the Reverse Hyperextension Okay, you have used my conditioning program, your back is pain free, and you are wondering, "What now?" Well, you can simply maintain what you have achieved through conditioning, or you can take the next step, designed for those whose recreational sport or physically demanding job, etc., imposes greater demands on their lower-back strength than what can be achieved through conditioning alone. For this increased demand, strength training is required, and this is the program I will now address. But first let me show you...Read More

Lower Back Strength Training For Serious Athletes Program

This lower-back strengthening program can be applied to any sport and incorporated into each athlete's specific training program....Read More

Lower Back Problems

Please read the following articles:

Lower Back Rehabilitation

Lower Back Conditioning

Conditioning & Strengthening of Lower Back

People who suffer with lower back injuries, please visit Lower Back Rehabilitation.

Strong Back After Lumbar Fusion Surgery

I sustained a complete stress fracture to L3 resulting in a condition called SPONDYLOLISTHESIS. Following lumbar fusion in the Mayo clinic, I did rehabilitate all on my own with my own rehab. regiment. The video is 32 years after lumbar fusion. I only demonstrate that my back is pain and discomfort free and also very strong. ***WARNING*** This exercise is not for rehabilitation and is quite dangerous for someone with pain in their lower back. It is only a demonstration of how well I have rehabilitated my lower back.

Evolution of Leg Raise Hyper Extension Exercise - Full Version

In 1976 I invented a revolutionary back strengthening exercise, the “Reverse Hyperextension.” In 1980 I underwent lumbar fusion surgery. This video will show you what I was able to do prior to the surgery, and what I was able to do after the surgery rehabilitating with this exercise. You will find this very informative.

If you want to keep it healthy, use this exercise. And it is as important for healthy athletes to use this exercise as it is for those with back pain. What athlete isn’t interested in jumping higher, running faster and being more explosive? This exercise will help you accomplish all of this and more. If you’re an athlete and want to develop superior core and posterior chain strength, you will find these videos indispensable.

Leg Raise Hyper Extension aka Reverse Hyper Extension

Here are some links regarding the complete history of the Reverse hyperextension exercise. Please read the Case Of The Purloined Exercise regarding the reverse hyper extension exercise. This is an extensive overview of truth and facts regarding Tony Dolezel from Silaathletic.com and Louis Simmons from Westside Barbell.

The Case Of The Purloined Exercise

Origin Of The Reverse Hyper Extension Exercise

1974 Issue Olympic Lifter Magazine

Bigger Faster Stronger Magazine:
Revising History: The Reverse
Hyper Extension Machine