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    I Need Opinions On Glute Ham Developer???

    Guys, I need to get some feedback about buying a Glute Ham Developer. I ran across a REALLY good deal on craigslist! A guy is selling one made by York Barbell that is in excellent condition for only $300. http://www.muscledriverusa.com/York-...HD_p_1128.html I've heard only great things about the machine, but I'm wondering is it really essential? I'm trying to make room for it in my home gym now.

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    Why not do straight leg lifts, and save $300?
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    If I had $300 to spend i'd definitely grab it. Not essential but a very good piece of equipment to have.

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    $300 for that piece of equipment is a great deal. I would buy it if it were me. It's not "essential", but it is very, very nice to have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sensei View Post
    $300 for that piece of equipment is a great deal. I would buy it if it were me. It's not "essential", but it is very, very nice to have.
    That's what I'm thinking. $300 is for a GHR is an absolute STEAL! Ocassionally, I train some high school football players. So, this would defintely come in handy. I also have a 13 year old football player. He's probably not strong enough to do any now, but will have use for it later.
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    Its a great deal.
    My only concern, is some people don't like the roller pads. Have you had a chance to try one with roller pads?

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    I'd get it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thecityalive View Post
    I'd get it.
    ditto, i currently do my GHRs on a lat pulldown machine. I wish my gym would get one of these.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RFabsik View Post
    Its a great deal.
    My only concern, is some people don't like the roller pads. Have you had a chance to try one with roller pads?
    No sir, I haven't yet. I haven't used a GHR before. I currently have a 45 degree hyper made by www.newyorkbabrbells.com that I'm going to have to unload to make room for this.

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    Great training devices.


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