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Hamstrings (look at the image)
How to perform exercise
- Lie on your back with one leg extended above you, with the hip at ninety degrees. Keep the other leg flat on the floor.
- Loop a belt, band, or rope over the ball of your foot. This will be your starting position.
- Pull on the belt to create tension in the calves and hamstrings. Hold this stretch for 10-30 seconds, and repeat with the other leg.
Photos of the correct technique
What muscles work?
If the correct technique is followed, the following muscle groups work: Hamstrings, and auxiliary muscles:
You can try replacing the exercise «Hamstring Stretch» with one of these exercises. The possibility of replacement is determined on the basis of the muscle groups involved.
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