90/90 Hamstring

Type of exercise:Stretch
Measurements:Reps, Time
Primary Muscle:Hamstrings
Secondary Muscle:Calves,
Equipment:No equipment

Instructions

  1. Lie on your back, feet straight out.

  2. Bend one leg at the hip and the knee, making two 90 degree angles. Use your arms to support your leg if needed. This is your starting position.

  3. Straighten your leg at the knee, holding your leg straight up in the air for a few seconds, then bring it back to the starting position.

  4. Repeat for 10-20 reps, and then switch to the other leg.

Variations

Instead of doing repetitions, you may hold your leg up for 20-30 seconds.

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