View Full Version : Please critique my Good Morning form

12-18-2008, 12:19 PM
Here's two videos showing an example of my Good Morning form with a low weight. I've never tried them properly and want to know how my form is. Can only go that deep by bending my legs that much.



Thanks guys

12-18-2008, 12:34 PM
im no expert but Im pretty sure you shouldnt be bending your knees. You pivot on your hips

Southern Beast
12-18-2008, 12:39 PM
What you're doing is almost a squat. Check out the illustration at this site on how to go a Good Morning properly: http://www.sports-db.com/strength/gym/legs/goodmorning/index.html

12-18-2008, 12:41 PM
Yeah, that's a lot of knee bend. You don't have to keep them locked, but it should only be a slight bend. What you're doing is more like a squat with a GM at the bottom. When you start, lead by pushing your hips back and let your upper body follow. It's all in the hips.

12-18-2008, 12:47 PM
Thanks guys. Need to practice a lot, its the only lift i've really neglected that i shouldn't have

12-18-2008, 12:50 PM
And yeah, it kinda looks like a squat performed by someone who doesn't know how to squat properly...

Southern Beast
12-18-2008, 01:10 PM
You'll have them down in no time. :thumbup:

Travis Bell
12-18-2008, 01:35 PM
slow it down as well

12-18-2008, 01:36 PM
Cheers man.

12-18-2008, 06:24 PM
I cant do a good morning w/o bending my knees 30 degrees or so... I am trying to get better but my Hammies are SO tight that it is a nasty stretch at the same time!