- Position barbell on back of shoulders and grasp bar to sides.
- Bend hips to lower torso forward until parallel to floor.
Bend knees slightly during descent. Raise torso until hips are
- Target muscle is exercised isometrically.
Begin with very light weight and add additional weight gradually
to allow adequate adaptation.
Throughout lift, keep back straight. Knees will have to bend
more in those with less
hamstring flexibility. Knees can be kept bent throughout
movement. Also see straight leg Goodmorning,
Target (see comments)