Hamstring stretch (seated)

  1. Sit up straight on the edge of a chair.
  2. Extend your left leg out in front of you. Put your heel on the floor and point your toes up.
  3. Bend forward slowly at your hips until you feel a gentle stretch at the back of your thigh. Don't bend your back or leg. If you feel pain, ease yourself back.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds and slowly return to your starting position.
  5. Repeat 2 to 4 times with each leg.

Current as of: July 17, 2023

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