Introduction.

The Good Morning is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings, but also works the lower back and glutes. This is a compound exercise which is well suited to intermediate lifters.

Alternatives.

Technique.

  • Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, holding a barbell on your shoulders.
  • Bend forwards at the hips by pushing them backwards, keeping your back straight and core tight throughout.
  • Use your glutes and hamstrings to return to the starting position.

Lag Muscle Diagram.

Leg Muscles