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Assisted Hamstring Stretch

Angle-Based Images: Assisted Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Assisted Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Assisted Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Assisted Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Assisted Hamstring Stretch Video
Assisted Hamstring Stretch: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Loop an elastic band or towel around the ball of one foot.
Assisted Hamstring Stretch: Step 2
Step 2 Raise your leg by pulling the towel or band toward you while keeping the knee straight. Pull it until you feel a stretch in the hamstring and hold for up to 30 seconds.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Make sure to keep tension on the band throughout the stretch.

Be careful not to use too much force. Do not overstretch the muscle.

Avoid stretching cold. Always perform stretches after a warm up.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Legs Exercises
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