Band Goodmornings

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The band good morning is an intermediate dynamic warm-up exercise that targets the hamstrings and glutes.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Hamstrings

The hamstrings play a crucial role in many daily activities, such as, running, jumping, walking and cycling. Strengthening your hamstring muscles help to protect your knees from injury by absorbing the stress placed on the knee. Weak hamstrings can lead to knee injury.

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Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

Equipment Used


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Exercise Band

The exercise band is used in resistance training. The bands comes in a variety of colours depending on the amount of tension they offer. The exercise bands give constant resistance throughout the entire range of motion during an exercise and cause less stress on the joints.

Exercise Instructions


band goodmornings - step 1

Step 1

Step on the band mid foot with your feet shoulder width apart. Pull the band up and around the base of your neck.

band goodmornings - step 2

Step 2

Keep a soft bend in your knees and your lower back flat as your hinge forward at the hip.

band goodmornings - step 3

Step 3

Gently stretch open your hamstrings and then stand back up to the starting position.