How to do the Good Morning Exercise

Strengthen Your Hamstrings

 
The Good Morning is a great exercise to strengthen your hamstrings, back, glutes, and core. Depending on your equipment, you can do these at home or at the gym. Just watch out – they are SNEAKY! I think that’s why they call these good mornings because you wake up the next day and are like “GOOD MORNING!!” my hammies are on fire!??
 
Check out this link for more info and tips on the Good Morning exercise
 
Follow along for 3 ways to do a Good Morning:
1. Barbell
2. Dumbbells
3. Banded

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How to Do Each Good Morning Exercise

Targets: Glutes, hamstrings, upper back, calves

Barbell Good Morning

– Place the bar on the top of your shoulders
– Brace your upper back
-Engage your core
– Hinge your hips back
– Stop when your chest is almost parallel with the floor
– Return to starting position & squeeze your glutes at the top

Dumbbells Good Morning

-Place dumbbells on the top of your shoulders and maintiain a good grip on them
– Brace your upper back
-Engage your core
– Hinge your hips back
– Stop when your chest is almost parallel with the floor
– Return to starting position & squeeze your glutes at the top

Banded Good Morning

– Place the band around the back of your shoulders and hold the band so that it doesn’t slip
– Brace your upper back
-Engage your core
– Hinge your hips back
– Stop when your chest is almost parallel with the floor
– Return to starting position & squeeze your glutes at the top

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