Combing intense workouts and prolonged sitting leaves the hamstrings tight, dry, and stuck together—and not very happy. Your hamstrings are part of your posterior chain, which propels your body forward when you run. This quick hamstring stretch will increase circulation to this muscle group and help you to improve and maintain optimal flexibility. To learn more, check out Athletes for Yoga.
- Focus: Injury prevention and Recovery
- Key muscles: Hamstrings
- When: Post-Workout or Recovery Day
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