Standing Hamstring Stretch

This stretch increases flexibility and mobility throughout the hamstring and hip regions.

Instructions

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    Stand next to an exercise bench. Place one leg on the bench. Stand tall and move your shoulders down.
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    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.

Trainer’s 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.