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Old 04-29-2003, 06:36 AM   #1
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if my gym doesn't have the machine that allows me to do the glute ham situps.....what should i do to replace or come as close as i can to this exercise?
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Old 04-29-2003, 08:25 AM   #2
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The object here is to let the upper body drop pretty low down . . . at or below parallel, if possible . . . before sitting up using abdominals and hip flexor strength.

So, any setup that allows this

- maybe a "Roman Chair" as they're sometimes called

- maybe just sit sideways on a bench and have something or someone anchor your feet

will come close.

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