Barbell Glute-Ham Raise


Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull



Place ankles between ankle roller pads with feet on vertical platform and position knees on pad with lower thighs against large padded hump. If barbell can safely be placed on horizontal handles, grasp barbell in upright position and place behind shoulders. If barbell is placed on floor, lower torso by extending knees and flexing hips, then position barbell on back of shoulders. Grasp bar to sides.


From lower position, raise torso by extending hips until fully extended. Continue to raise body by flexing knees until body is upright. Lower body by straightening knees until body is horizontal. Continue to lower torso by bending hips until body is upside down. Repeat.


Exercise can be performed without added weight until more resistance is needed.

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