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Glossary Term


Prone position refers to a body position where an individual lies face down or with palms down. This position is used in various exercises, such as push-ups, prone back extensions, prone T-W-I-Y, and prone grip rows. Synonyms include face-down position and ventral position.

Prone: An anatomical position; face down or palm down, lying on stomach. For example, when performing the Prone Cobra on a Foam Roll (Trapezius Activation), the person is lying face down on a foam roller in a prone position.