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Hamstring Stretches

Hamstring Stretch Videos

Watch the hamstring stretching videos below to improve your hamstring flexibility and relieve tight hamstring muscles.

Hamstring stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the hip and hamstring muscles. Good hamstring flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the hip and upper leg.

Sports that benefit from the hamstring stretches below include: Basketball and Netball; Cycling; Hiking, Backpacking, Mountaineering and Orienteering; Ice Hockey and Field Hockey; Ice Skating, Roller Skating and Inline Skating; Martial Arts; Running, Track and Cross Country; running sports like Football, Soccer, Gridiron and Rugby; Snow Skiing and Water Skiing; Surfing; Walking and Race Walking; Wrestling.

Hamstring Muscles being Stretched

During the following hamstring stretch videos there are a number of muscles within the hip and upper leg that are stretched. Below is a comprehensive list of the anatomical muscle names involved in the following hamstring stretches.



  • Semimembranosus
  • Semitendinosis
  • Biceps Femoris
  • Gastrocnemius
  • Gluteus Maximus


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