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Standing Hamstring Stretch

Angle-Based Images: Standing Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Hamstring Stretch Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Hamstring Stretch Video
Standing Hamstring Stretch: Step 1
Step 1 Stand next to an exercise bench. Place one leg on the bench. Stand tall and move your shoulders down.
Standing Hamstring Stretch: Step 2
Step 2 Slightly bend your standing leg and hinge at the waist. Once you feel a stretch behind your lifted thigh, stop and hold this position for the recommended time.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

The exercise is meant to stretch the hamstrings, not necessarily the lower back. Keep your chest up tall and your back flat throughout the exercise.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Legs Exercises
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