Barbell Good-morning

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Barbell Good-morning

Instructions

Preparation

Position barbell on back of shoulders and grasp bar to sides.

Execution

Keeping back straight, bend hips to lower torso forward until parallel to floor. Raise torso until hips are extended. Repeat.

Comments

Begin with very light weight and add additional weight gradually to allow adequate adaptation. Throughout lift, keep back and knees straight. Do not lower weight beyond mild stretch through hamstrings. Full range of motion will vary from person to person depending on flexibility. Also see Bent Knee Goodmorning emphasizing Glutes.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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