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Old 01-17-2008, 02:25 PM   #1
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Wow just wow. I remember reading a piece Greg wrote about glute ham raises but this blew me away. I have never done a GHR that comes anywhere close to this.

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/glute_ham_raise.htm

Of course my GHR is nowhere near that caliber, in fact mine is about as low budget you can get for one that is purchased. I am going to try some of those moves this weekend at Greg's seminar.
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:08 PM   #2
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GHRs are brutal. Definitely ease into them like you would a GHD sit-up. Known to produce some seriously crippling hamstring soreness.
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:11 AM   #3
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Anyone else feel that doing GHR's on a apparatus are much easier than doing them on the ground with a person holding your feet?
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Old 01-18-2008, 09:06 AM   #4
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Anyone else feel that doing GHR's on a apparatus are much easier than doing them on the ground with a person holding your feet?
Of course. The machine provides a HUGE leverage advantage even moving the axis of rotation up a few inches from the knees.
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:24 AM   #5
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I find that a lot of people have a hard time telling the difference when doing them on the ground from:

Bodyweight Hamstring/Leg Curl

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Glute Ham Raise on floor

They do not get the pivot point difference.
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:46 AM   #6
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I find that a lot of people have a hard time telling the difference when doing them on the ground from:

Bodyweight Hamstring/Leg Curl

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Glute Ham Raise on floor

They do not get the pivot point difference.
Hm, I guess I would be counted as one of those people. Interesting I haven't encountered the second link you posted ever as a glute ham raise. To me it looked like a 1/2 leg curl and 1/2 beck extension. Anyone else?

Cool website btw, like a youtube for exercises.
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Old 02-23-2008, 06:13 PM   #7
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Default Bodyweight Leg Curl and Natural Glute Ham Raise

Bodyweight Leg Curl and Natural Glute Ham Raise

For a gymnast's perspective on this discussion, you may enjoy the following post:

http://gymnasticbodies.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=152

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Hey guys.
I've started doing GHR's recently: does that look right?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_pScqgtyEI
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It looked to be the same one you posted over the Crossfit board right?
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