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.


Workouts Plans with Good Mornings

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate

Make a Workout

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.