Glute Ham Developer

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GHD Machine by Vulcan Fitness

Vulcan Fitness is one of Australia's leading suppliers of high quality and affordable GHD Machine.  We have the perfect GHD Machine to suit your home gym equipment and commercial gym equipment training needs. Take your training to the next level with Vulcan Fitness gym equipment.

The Glute Ham Developer (GHD) is a piece of gym equipment that is primarily used for strengthening the posterior chain muscles of the lower body, including the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back. It typically consists of a bench with adjustable footpads and a padded support for the hips.

The GHD can be used for a variety of exercises, such as glute-ham raises, back extensions, sit-ups, and Russian twists. Glute-ham raises involve placing the feet and ankles under the footpads and lowering the torso towards the ground while keeping the legs straight, and then lifting the torso back up to a horizontal position. This exercise targets the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back.

Back extensions involve placing the hips on the padded support and leaning forward until the upper body is parallel to the ground, and then lifting the upper body back up. This exercise targets the lower back muscles.

Sit-ups and Russian twists can also be performed on the GHD, by placing the feet under the footpads and sitting up while holding a weight or twisting the torso from side to side.

The GHD is a challenging piece of equipment and should be used with caution, particularly by those who are new to strength training. It is important to use proper form and start with light weights or bodyweight exercises before progressing to heavier weights.