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Old 07-27-2004, 07:01 AM   #1
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I have no idea what these are and would appreciate some insight....thanks
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Old 07-27-2004, 07:56 AM   #2
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This looks like a good summary:
http://www.bullz-eye.com/furci/2004/...od_morning.htm

They're big in the Westside program, and they have developed a ton of variations, but the basic is to just bend over and back with weight on your back. I bend my knees just a bit, like that guy is doing.
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Old 07-31-2004, 02:03 PM   #3
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I do two different exercises weekly that are very similar: Good Mornings and Stiff-Legged Deadlifts.

For both movements, I stand with a broomstick across my shoulders, feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent, and I bend forward at the hips (not bending the knees at all) and jut my rear backward at the same time until my upper body is at least parallel with the floor.

For Good Mornings, I keep my back arched slightly and focus mainly on my hamstrings doing the work of lowering and lifting my upper body.

For Stiff-Legged Deadlifts, I slightly round my back and focus mainly on my lower back doing the work of lowering and lifting my upper body.

I think they're both great functional exercises but I only do them both slowly and "mindfully" (no jerking) to avoid hurting myself.

(I think I heard Bruce Lee hurt himself doing weighted Good Mornings so the injury potential is there...)
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Old 07-31-2004, 02:29 PM   #4
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thanks alot guys...looks pretty intense but i'm up for the challenge
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