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Total Body Stretches

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How to Do Lower Back and Hamstring Stretches

Lower back and hamstring stretches target multiple key parts of the body, and proper form will help to avoid injury. The exercise requires extending the legs upward, away from the rest of the body.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by lying on your back, hands behind your knees.

Step 2

Slowly extend your legs up to the ceiling to straighten them out.

Step 3

Hold for 10 to 15 seconds.

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