Seated Single Leg Hamstring Stretch

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Instructions

Preparation

Sit on bench. Place one leg on bench with knee straight.

Execution

Reach toward foot or bring torso toward leg on bench. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite leg.

Comments

Keep knees straight by tensing Quadriceps. The knee may inadvertently bend if foot is extended off edge of bench. Spine may be kept straight. Pelvis may be tilted forward to intensify stretch.

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Seated Single Leg Hamstring Stretch

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