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Bodyweight Exercise: Good Morning

Bodyweight Exercise: Good Morning

August 3, 2014
Updated May 16, 2016

Summary

When done properly, the bodyweight good morning is a great move that can help strengthen the entire posterior chain (i.e. the back of the body) by building up the spinal erectors, lower back, hips, glutes, and hamstrings.

Exercise Steps

Step 1: Stand with your feet just past shoulder width apart with a slight bend at your knee, placing your hands behind the back of your head.

Step 2: Keeping your back side fixed, rotate at your hips so as to bring shoulders towards the floor. Stop when your chest is just past parallel with the floor.

Step 3: Maintaining a strong core, return back to a standing postion.

Tips & Safety: Keep your abs and back muscles tight during this exercise, do not arch your back.

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