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Hamstring Stretch

Hamstring Stretch

Hamstring Stretch

Reduce the chance of injury by stretching for a few minutes before each workout.  Stretching after your workout will decrease stiffness and soreness in the muscles.

Before walking, doing a hamstring stretch is important to lengthen the muscle for full mobility of your spine, hip and knee.


Have full extension of the leg
Foot is flexed
Back is straight
Lean forward reaching for the foot, shin, knee
or however far you are able to reach
Hold for 30 seconds
Repeat 2 times

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