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Easy Hamstring Stretches

The 6 Stretches For Anyone With Tight Hamstrings

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The 6 Stretches For Anyone With Tight Hamstrings

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. 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. 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, when the muscles are warm.

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karenfarber2710 karenfarber2710 2 years

I do all these stretches in the morning! They work great

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cmc66 cmc66 4 years
Is it necessary to do more than one type of hamstring exercise, or do they all pretty much do the same thing and I could just pick one that I like?\u00a0
Assistant-Community-Manager Assistant-Community-Manager 5 years
I always forget to stretch my hamstrings after a workout and then end up majorly regretting it.  My favorite is the "Tipover Tuck Hamstring Stretch" since it also feels like it stretches out my shoulders too.
o2maxfitness o2maxfitness 5 years
Great hamstring stretches!
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