- Adjust padded supports and kneel upright in apparatus. Position
knees on near-upper side of padded hump, ankles between padded
supports, and feet on platform. Place barbell on back of shoulders
and grasp bar to sides.
- Lower body until horizontal by straightening knees. Raise
body by flexing knees only allowing hips to bend slightly. Repeat.
- Advanced exercise performed on Glute Ham Raise Apparatus.
Exercise can be performed without
added weight until more resistance is needed. Dorsal
flexion of ankle reduces active
insufficiency of Gastrocnemius allowing it to assist in knee
flexion. Also see Hamstring