Due to the positioning of the hamstrings and the requirements during activity in sport, they are often tight and sore after activity. Here are 3 stretches to activate and stretch your hamstrings!
1. Kneeling Hamstring Reach
2. Lying Straight Leg Pull
3. Hamstring Sweeps
As each year of draft classes and college recruits make their name in their respective sports, one thing stays constant as each new class comes in, they are more athletic. As the push for soaring vertical jumps, a more explosive 40-yard-dash, and higher strength numbers we see a need for Force-Velocity Profiling.
Even though we may not be exercising daily and maintaining a strict workout schedule, our mobility and flexibility need to continue to improve. While we sit at home working, our body begins to naturally settle into the positions we are consistently in. When we let our body sit in one position and leave it uncorrected, we cause tightness and weakness in certain areas in our body that are important for general health and athletic performance.
The areas we are most exposed to causing pain, soreness, and tight muscles are our: