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Kettlebell “Handcuff” Good Morning

If you’ve got back issues or are just looking for something new, then this variation on a good morning is perfect.
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By using a kettlebell and holding it lower, you decrease the typical spinal stress associated with traditional good mornings while still hitting all the relevant muscles. Do this exercise as a movement prep for big-gun moves like deadlifts or as a finisher on leg or back day to wrap things up with a bow.

Setup: Hold a kettlebell with both hands behind your back, arms straight and shoulders back. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees straight but not locked, focus forward.

Move: Bend forward by hinging at the hip, lowering your upper body as far as you can while keeping your spine straight. Rise slowly to the start and repeat right away.

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