Standing Hamstring Stretch
- Stand with feet closer than shoulder-width. Step forward with your left foot. Flex the left foot up towards you.
- Bend at the hips and place your hands on your thigh. Keep the left leg straight as you slightly bend the right knee.
- Feel the stretch along your left hamstring. Hold for the prescribed amount of time then switch sides.
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Standing hamstring stretch is a gym work out exercise that targets hamstrings and also involves calves. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Barbell high pulls, cardio – cross trainer / crosstrainer machine and stability / swiss / exercise ball squats are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing hamstring stretch. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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