Good Mornings

How to do the Good Mornings


While standing, place a barbell across the back of your shoulders as you would for squats. Keeping your legs rigid, bend forward at the waist, with head up, until your upper body is parallel with the floor. Reverse the movement to bring your uper body back up
Spotter Information:
Spotting is not necessary, but can be used

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Erector Spinae
  • Biceps Femoris ,Lower Back Hamstrings,
  • Barbell
  • Isolation
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
48.5 lbs11.2 67.3 lbs


What is a good starting weight?


Based on an average weight lifted of 48.5 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 24 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.




Alternatives