i been scared of doing GM's due to my lowerback injury from the past. ive tried doing GMs off pins and felt more comfortable with it. will i get the same benefits/results as a regular GM with these?
Last edited by jtteg_x; 06-03-2007 at 02:09 PM.
Absolutely. Great movement. Make sure to arch your back hard.
Stats: Age: 34 Weight: 205 Height: 5'6"
Gym PRs: Squat:635 Bench:560 Deadlift:495
Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220
Huge carryover to the dead. Arch hard, lots of air in the belly.
should i do them on same day as deadlifts or squat/leg day?
Whatever fits better in your routine.
Personally, I like to switch off. One week I do deadlifts, and the next week I do good mornings.
5'6", 145 lbs.
As everybody else has said, off the pins is perfectly fine.
I usually just tap the pins and go back up.
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