MY FAVORITE HAMSTRING/POSTERIOR CHAIN EXERCISE! 🔥🔥🔥 Improving because we don’t have a GHR machine but the work is still being done. GHR (Glute-Ham Raise) is one of the best, most efficient, and all encompassing exercises for the lower body.
You’re going to be getting a ton of strength work as you place a large emphasis on the eccentric (lengthening/lowering) phase of this movement. That strength work directly correlates to increasing lower body strength and power (for those of you trying to increase lifting numbers or be faster/jump higher 👀). Great for injury prevention with the knees. And will help add size to your hamstrings (who doesn’t want leg biceps?!). These are difficult (VERY DIFFICULT) for most people and it will feel ... different for those who haven’t done them before or in a long time. So, do them as shown here. Lower yourself slowly, engaging your hamstrings, as low as you can before using your hands to catch yourself and push back up to start the next rep. I do sets of 12-15 these days, unassisted, and usually weighted when on and actual GHR machine. But we make do with what we got!
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