Barbell Good Morning
- Using a squat or barbell rack, set the barbell at shoulder height.
- Position yourself so the barbell is resting on your shoulders and you are facing away from the rack.
- Stand up to lift the barbell clear of the rack and take a few steps away from the rack.
- Position your feet slightly less than shoulder width apart.
- Keep your legs straight and bend forward at the hips.
- Continue bending forward until you feel a mild stretch in your hamstrings. (Do not try to bend past the mild stretching sensation. As flexibility increases so does the range of motion.) Hold for a count of one.
- Return to the starting position by straightening from the hips. Repeat.
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Barbell good morning is a gym work out exercise that targets lower back and also involves abs and glutes & hip flexors and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Foam roller lower back stretch, bent over barbell rows and inchworms / walkouts are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as barbell good morning. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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