Seated Hamstring Stretch

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Seated Hamstring Stretch: Click to enlarge.
  • Stretch: Seated Hamstring Stretch
  • Target Area: Hamstrings
  • Other Areas:
    • Erector Spinae
  • Preparation:
    • Sit on floor or mat with knees straight.
  • Execution:
    • Reach toward or beyond toes or bring torso toward legs. Hold stretch for 20 seconds. (Do not bounce or lunge for toes!)
  • Comments:
    • Keep knees straight by tensing Quadriceps. Knees may inadvertently bend if feet are extended off of mat.

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