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Easy Hamstring Stretches

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are 6 Must-Do Stretches For Tight Hamstrings

Easy Hamstring Stretches
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If you run, bike, lift weights (hello, deadlifts!), or sit at a desk all day, your hamstrings could use some extra love. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. As a yoga instructor with a 500-hour teacher certification, here are six easy and essential stretches that target the backs of your legs. To avoid injury, it's best to do them at the end of a workout, or after a hot shower or bath, when your muscles are warm.

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