Top 10 Best Glute Ham Developers
for October 2022

The gluteus maximus, or glutes, are the biggest muscles in our body, and they play a huge role in our everyday function. Our gluteus maximus is our primary hip muscle, as well as the largest muscle in our body. The gluteus maximus is responsible for managing our lower body's stability and balance.

Our gluteus maximus is also responsible for our posture, our balance, our mobility, and for our general day-to-day function. Our gluteus maximus works together other muscles, such as the hamstrings, lower back, and quads.

Our gluteus maximus develops during childhood and adolescence, but it's important that we continue to strengthen and tone our gluteus maximus as we age.

Our Lab has been testing glute ham developers, or glute ham exercises, for years, using real human muscles to test for performance, durability, and ease of use. We test glute ham developers for performance, including how quickly they develop, how quickly they build strength and how quickly they fatigue. We also test them for durability, including how durable they are, how much they weigh, and how easy it is to clean them.

Our top pick is the TUV SUD A40, a glute ham developer that tests strong, durable, and built to last.

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Valor Fitness CB-29 Adjustable Glute and Ham Developer (GHD) Ab Machine for Hip and Back Extensions and GHD Sit Ups – Includes Band Pegs and Olympic Plate Storage

Valor Fitness CB-29 Adjustable Glute and Ham Developer (GHD) Ab Machine for Hip and Back Extensions and GHD Sit Ups – Includes Band Pegs and Olympic Plate Storage

by Valor Athletics Inc.
What We like

Best portable alternative that almost anyone can afford. Fits in the drawer and takes up minimal space. Easy to assemble, sturdy build.

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CFF FIT Glute Ham Developer (GHD) Replacement Roller Pad - Gym Equipment Replacement Foot Rollers 8.5

CFF FIT Glute Ham Developer (GHD) Replacement Roller Pad

by CFF FIT
What We like

Foot rollers are a critical part of your workout and this set is the best-performing, best-looking option we tested.

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papababe Glute and Hamstring Developer(GHD), Adjustable Gute Builder for Hyperextension Training, Glute and Hamstring Machine for Workout Lifting, in Home and Commercial Gym

papababe Glute and Hamstring Developer(GHD)

by papababe
What We like

This new and improved version of the GHD features 15% more range of motion, and the same superior design as the previous version. Best of all, this one's much less expensive.

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Spud, Inc., Glute Ham Strap - Glute Developer - GHD Strap - Yellow

Spud, Inc., Glute Ham Strap

by Spud Inc
What We like

While the Spud Inc. Glute / Ham Strap is more expensive than a DIY version of the exercise, it's much easier to find and it fits any gym equipment you already have.

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OneFitWonder Commercial GHD (Glute Ham Developer) / 20

OneFitWonder Commercial GHD (Glute Ham Developer) / 20" Horizontal Knee Pad / 4 Floor Mounting Holes/Strengthen Core

by Onefitwonder
What We like

The OneFitWonder Commercial GHD was the best at providing a solid platform to execute exercises and exercise variations.

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Glute Ham Developer Machine, Roman Chair(rc-001ad) White Color

Ader Sporting Goods Glute Ham Developer Machine

by Ader Sporting Goods
What We like

The Roman chair is the most affordable home gym machine we tested, and pairs up quickly and easily, with no tools required. Its adjustability makes it great for working out your entire body.

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Body-Solid Glute and Hamstring Machine for Weight Training, Home and Commercial Gym

Body Solid Body-Solid Glute and Hamstring Machine for Weight Training

by Body Solid
What We like

Over-the-counter exercises are more effective, and these gym-quality machines show it. Thicker, padded foam rollers and wider, angled handlebars add comfort, and this machine adjusts quickly and offers 23 bench positions.

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7.5
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TOPWORTH INC - 3X JAW Exerciser Trainer for JAWLINE Shaper/Facial Toner/Double Chin Reducer/FACE Lift/Chisel Chin/Natural Slimmer Neck Exerciser & JAWLINE Exerciser-Exercise Ball KIT W/Mouth Guide

N/A. TOPWORTH INC

by TOPWORTH INC
What We like

Do you still have a double chin or loose facial muscles? This jaw exerciser is an effective face, chin, and neck workout device that will help you reduce double chin, develop stronger jaw, and sculpt your jaw and neck muscles.

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Super Kegel Exerciser, Pelvic Floor Trainer Hip Trainer And Inner Thigh Exercise Equipment, Buttocks Correction Trainer, Butt Workout Equipment For Women, Booty Workout Equipment With Massage Ball

DOZPAL Super Kegel Exerciser

by DOZPAL
What We like

A cheap but good-quality kegel exerciser that will keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. It's best used with a pelvic toner, but we like the comfort, quality and value.

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7.2
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CFF Partner Glute Hamstring Developer Pad - GHD Pad

CFF FIT CFF Partner Glute Hamstring Developer Pad

by CFF FIT
What We like

The CFF Partner Floor Glute Ham Developer Pad is the best glute ham developer pad for gym workouts because of its ergonomic design, durability, and ability to support a person up to 250 pounds.

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