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  1. Opi

    Opi New Member

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    Yay or nay?


    Just started incorporating them into my workout this week. Feels rough on the legs, I'm doing them the right way etc. Just wondering what your thoughts are
     
  2. they are good if you know how to do them properly
     
  3. Filmboy44

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    I would advise against this exercise until your more "advanced" and your hamms and lower back are strong enough to support you while you obtain your form. You can mess something up seriously even with the lightest weight if your back/hamms arent strong enough.

    stick to deads and SLDLs for now.
     
  4. SLDLs aren't any better
     
  5. Filmboy44

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    Right, but if you're going to do anything I'd rather it be SLDL's. You can let go of the bar if you feel soemthing going...
     
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    No, I mean my form is fine Im definitely capable of handling it, we were doing the 45lb bar with 22s on it for the exercise and it felt light
     
  7. Well i do GM's with chains. I'm sure he could use pins

    I do agree with you, however, SLDLs are a bad choice try RDLs or DDLs
     
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    yeah i was doing them for a few weeks and my lower back was hurting more and more each week, even though the weights i was using "felt" light to me. I stopped doing them and my lower back is fine now, i'll try doing them again once i strengthen those 2 areas.
     
  9. Filmboy44

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    I don't do GM"s at all...DLs get that area just fine
     
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    I suck at deadlifts
     
  11. Filmboy44

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    all the more reason to do them
     
  12. GM's are the key to life
     
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    I use GMs for my warmups on leg days. I love them. I don't think that I would recommend them to a beginner though.
     
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    45 degree back raises if you are a vagina who fears injury
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    I love doing GM's. They work me like a high class hooker. They are a great way to finish a workout. :bigthumb:
     
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    i don't like to do them when i'm fatigued...more chance for injury
     
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    +1

    they are always at the start of my workout
     
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    yeah, but going all out at the beginning of my routine doing GM's just kills the rest of my workout. I prefer lighter weights and a more controlled movement at the end. And my workout partner will spot me if need be.
     
  19. you sound like a bodybuilder
     
  20. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    :eek3: i wish.

    I'm still a fatty, though since May (when I went back to the gym religiously), I've dropped 40 pounds. 280 -> 240 now. Though the guys I work out with at the gym are BB's. One did it pro for a few years, but left cause drug testing wasn't as hardcore as he liked. He's 100% natural too other then vitamin/mineral supplements & protine.
     
  21. Opi

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    are you implying that im a beginner :squint:
     
  22. Filmboy44

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    you don't have to be a beginner to follow fundamentals
     
  23. Phineas Q Stork

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    What's wrong with being a beginner. I'd still consider myself a beginner
     
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    :werd: gotta start somewhere, everyone is a beginner at one time.
     
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    bent-leg, arched back GM's ftw
     
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