Dumbbell Good Morning

Dumbbell Good Morning


This exercise involves holding a dumbbell in both hands and bending forward at the hips while keeping the back straight, then returning to a standing position. It primarily targets the hamstrings and glutes.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Good Morning Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand, with your palms facing inwards towards your body.
  2. Keeping your back straight, hinge forward at the hips and lower your torso until it is parallel to the ground.
  3. Pause for a moment, then use your glutes and hamstrings to lift your torso back up to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Good Morning Form & Visual

Dumbbell Good Morning

Dumbbell Good Morning Benefits

  • Strengthens the upper back muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Helps prevent shoulder injuries
  • Increases shoulder mobility
  • Targets the rear deltoids
  • Can be done with minimal equipment
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Dumbbell Good Morning Muscles Worked

  • Erector spinae
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Quadriceps
  • Abdominals

Dumbbell Good Morning Variations & Alternatives

  • Dumbbell good morning with single arm
  • Dumbbell good morning with both arms
  • Barbell good morning
  • Kettlebell good morning
  • Resistance band good morning