Total Body Stretches

How to Do Back and Hamstring Stretches

The back and hamstring muscles are important for many physical activities, including running, cycling, and aerobics. The exercise below stretches these muscles in a modified sitting position.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by sitting up straight, legs out in front of you.

Step 2

Exhale as you slowly reach forward towards your feet and tuck your head in gently.

Step 3

Hold for 10 to 15 seconds.

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