30 minute beginner back workout with sliders at home

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute beginner back workout with sliders at home. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

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In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Mountain Climbers with Sliders
  • Sliding Reverse Lunge
  • Forward Hold
  • Circuit 2
  • Glute Bridge Hold
  • Deadbugs

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Mountain Climbers with Sliders

Complete 15 repetitions

Mountain climbers with sliders are an excellent anterior core exercise that should be performed by both athletes and general population clients.

Benefits of Mountain Climbers with Sliders

The main benefits of mountain climbers with sliders is gaining both strength and endurance in the anterior core muscles. It may also give some secondary benefits for beginners who are not adapted to taking their own body weight in the top of press up position.

How To Do Mountain Climbers with Sliders

  1. Start in the top of press up position with the feet on sliders.
  2. Keep one leg straight while you bring the other knee towards the chest.
  3. Once the knee is as close to the elbow as able, alternate the legs and bring the other knee to the chest while you straighten the other leg.
  4. Ensure a tight core position is held throughout the movement.

Coaching Tips For Mountain Climbers with Sliders

Follow these cues to perform Mountain Climbers with Sliders correctly:

  • Maintain a slightly rounded back throughout in order to keep tension in the abdominals
  • Move slowly with control.

Sliding Reverse Lunge

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Sliding Reverse Lunge

Follow these cues to perform Sliding Reverse Lunge correctly:

  • Slowly slide one leg back bringing the back knee to the floor
  • Keep the front knee fixed over the ankle
  • Keep torso angle slightly forward but in a fixed position throughout.

Forward Hold

Complete 25 seconds

Coaching Tips For Forward Hold

Follow these cues to perform Forward Hold correctly:

  • Start in a top of press up hold and move shoulder forward
  • Point the toes to the floor.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Glute Bridge Hold

Complete 35 seconds

Coaching Tips For Glute Bridge Hold

Follow these cues to perform Glute Bridge Hold correctly:

  • Maintain tension in the glutes throughout
  • Push into the floor with the feet.


Complete 10 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Deadbugs

Follow these cues to perform Deadbugs correctly:

  • Ensure lower back is pressed into the floor
  • Do not lower the leg so far that your lower back comes off the floor, only go as far as able while holding a good position.

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