Friday, August 24, 2012

Hamstring Stretch



Directions:



1) Lie flat on your back with both knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.

2) Grasp your left leg behind the knee, and draw your knee in toward your chest.

3) Maintaining your knee pulled into your chest, flex your toes and contract your quadriceps, so as you begin to straighten your leg.

4) Release your leg into the stretch, and pull it closer toward the chest. Repeat 8 times on each leg.


Avoid:



Rounding your shoulders and lifting your head.    Rolling your stabilizing leg out of neutral position.



Proper technique que:



Your knee to be pulled in toward the chest throughout the movement.

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