The 10 Best GHD Machines

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This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in October of 2018. A GHD — or glute-ham developer — is a specialized machine that’s used for targeting your backside, and whether you’re a CrossFit expert or a casual gym-goer, anyone can benefit from using one. Our selection of benches is dedicated to strengthening that specific portion of the body, with some that function for other areas as well, and we’ve included models suitable for commercial and home use. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Rep Quality

2. Titan Developer

3. ValorPro CB-29

Editor's Notes

December 02, 2018:

Glute-ham developers are an excellent way to strengthen your posterior chain and increase general muscle and joint health, but they are a relatively specialized machine, so we ensured that this list offered both traditional options and multifunction models. Added the top four choices to serve professional athletes and gym owners, and included the Titan Pad and Yukon Hyperextension for those who want something more budget-friendly for the home.

4. CFF Hyper

5. Titan Pad

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6. Yukon Hyperextension

7. Fitness Reality

8. Element Sissy Squat

9. Titan X Training

10. Cap Strength Roman Chair

Gia Vescovi-Chiordi
Last updated by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

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