Leg Stretches: Standing Hamstring Stretch
The hamstrings consist of three muscles:
- The biceps femoris
- The semitendinosus
- The semimembranosus
They help us perform hip extension and knee flexion (bending the knee).
We already wrote about the Prone Hamstring stretch, but you can also stretch this muscle group while standing up. All you will need is a wall (for stability) and a slightly elevated surface (this is not mandatory, you can also perform this stretch with your foot on the floor.
How To: Standing Hamstring Stretch
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