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Hamstring Stretch | Stretching Hamstrings by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 04 Jun 2009 10:02pm Click to Play Hamstring Stretch, learn how to stretch your hamstrings with personal trainer Scott White: http://www.personalpowertraining.net http://www.myweightworld.com Read on »
More Work For Your Hamstrings--Reverse Hamstring Curls by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 10:17am Other things being equal, a muscular, powerful athlete will outperform a fat, slower athlete. Sports Fitness Hut's Fat Blaster Athletic Power Training System will give you your "lean and mean" athletic machine! I regularly talk about strengthening and conditioning your hamstrings (and hips/glutes) because hamstring injuries are hard to recover ... Read on »
Tight Hamstrings? Try This Hamstring Stretch to Increase Flexibility in 30 Seconds or Less… by Sukie B. Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 10:06pm The other kids used to laugh at me in high school P.E.  When you’re a kid, you’re supposed to be flexible, but I never was.  While everyone else was easily putting their foreheads on their knees, I couldn’t even touch my toes. And when I started rowing on the crew team in college, my coach yelled at me nearly every day t ... Read on »
Prevention Of Hamstring Injuries Is The Best Cure by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:31pm There are few injuries as bothersome and harder to recover from than hamstring injuries. Prevention of hamstring injuries is the best solution. Similarly, weak hamstrings can lead to other serious injuries. For example, female athletes tend to have weaker hamstrings because they use their quadriceps muscles more while walking and running. ... Read on »
Improve Hamstring Range of Motion With PNF Stretching by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:44pm As an athlete, it is critical that you constantly strengthen and condition your hamstrings. Besides being part of your "power center," hamstring injuries are some of the most nagging injuries for athletes. Its best to prevent hamstring injuries. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation(PNF) - This type of stretching should be used with great ... Read on »
Step Ups Improve Hip And Hamstring Flexibility And Strength by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 06 May 2009 11:57am You can use step ups to strengthen, condition and improve flexibility in your hips and hamstrings....Step ups should be a major part of every athletes exercise program. Step ups also help to keep your lower body in muscular balance since it is done "one leg at a time." When doing step ups, perform all repetitions with one leg and switch ... Read on »
Hamstring injuries| Running| Pain by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Sunday, September 06, 2009 Hamstring strains represent up to 15% of all injuries sustained during participation in running sports and most of the football codes, making them a costly injury due to the high frequency in injuries. Inadequate neuromuscular control may have contributed to the original injury, and that it remains as a risk factor f ... Read on »
Hamstring And Low Back Injuries--Prevent Them! by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 21 Jan 2010 11:59am Prevent hamstring and low back injuries with adequate flexibility and strength. The sit and reach test measures the flexibility of the lower back and hamstrings. You will need a box about 12 inches (30 cm) high and a ruler: 1. Sit on the floor with your back and head against a wall. Your legs should be straight ahead and flat aga ... Read on »
How to, and How Not to, Stretch Your Hamstrings by Elaine E. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:44pm If you're trying to increase the flexibility of your hamstrings, and you frequently stretch like this, you will get more out of your stretch if you focus on other parts of your body besides the hamstrings. Unfortunately, for the unknowning dude in the photo, his form needs some work. Not much, but some. Try this stretch in ... Read on »
Too Much Hamstring Strength Q:Is... by Jimmy S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:28pm Too Much Hamstring Strength Q:Is having an imbalance or greater strength in the posterior chain really a big problem? I ask because I have a client who can lift much heavier weight in the stiff legged RDL, then they can squat. Due to lumbar issues, he generally does unilateral work for the quads, because heavy spine loading has c ... Read on »