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Good Morning Exercise For Strength Or Flexibility

Posted Feb 04 2010 5:52pm
The Good Morning Exercise is a great hamstring strength and flexibility exercise that you may not be doing.

The hamstrings are often a nagging problem area for athletes. Prevention of hamstring injuries is best.

1. Start by placing a bar or stick handle across your shoulders.

2. Standing on one legbend forward keeping your back flat and your leg on the ground straight. This should be a controlledsmooth movement (no bouncing).

3. Maintaining your balancereturn to the starting position and repeat for the desired repetitions.

4. Repeat with the other leg.

You can strengthen your hamstrings with this exercise by increasing the weight on the bar.

Try this stretch/strength exercise the next time you workout!

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