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Hamstrings (look at the image)
How to perform exercise
- t's easiest to get into this stretch if you start standing up, put one leg behind you, and slowly lower your torso down to the floor.
- Keep the front heel on the floor (if it lifts up, scoot your other leg further back).
- Place your hands on either side of your front leg. To get more out of this stretch, push your butt up toward the ceiling, and then
Photos of the correct technique
What muscles work?
If the correct technique is followed, the following muscle groups work: Hamstrings, and auxiliary muscles: Calves
Best workout routines with this exercise
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