Virtual Fitness: How To Do A Standing Hamstring Stretch

A local outdoor area provides stretch opportunities with convenient horizontal bars. Be on the lookout for outdoor spaces where you can practise stretching. Hold each stretch 20-30 seconds. Switch legs and repeat on other leg.
The model in the video is very flexible. You might not be able to go as far as she is, so choose a lower rung. A bench will also work well.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider


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