Good mornings are an overall great exercise to warm up the posterior chain.

Teaching Points

  1. Stand with your feet hip shoulder width apart.
  2. Keep your spine neutral throughout the movement.
  3. Brace the abdominal and back muscles.
  4. Ensure you hinge through the hips and activate your glutes on the drive up.
  5. Perform 10 reps in total.

Common Problems & Solutions

Error: Rounding out the back.
Correction: Keep your chest up, your shoulders back and your spine neutral.

Alternative Options

Romanian deadlift.
Pendulum swing.