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Flat Glute Ham Raise Pad


#1


The Watson Gym economy glute ham raise is fairly cheap to buy. Can anyone think of any drawbacks to the flat pad?


#2

That sounds like it would be a natural GHR rather than an actual GHR. The rounded pad seems pretty essential to the movement. You could try to build your own round pad to affix to it.


#3

Usually your knees will hit the sloped part of a regular pad, not the apex:

(Note how the knees actually come off the pad at the bottom of the movement)

This is not possible with a flat pad.