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Inverted Hamstring Stretch with Arm Reach

Starting Position

  • Standing on one leg with arms at your sides and shoulder blades pinched together


  • Bend over at waist and lift your left heel to sky while simulatneously lifting your left arm to create a straight line
  • When you feel a stretch in the back of your upper thigh, return to the starting position
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions
  • Switch legs and repeat

Coaching Keys

  • Keep back flat
  • Maintain straight line from ear through hip, knee and ankle
  • Try to not let foot touch ground between repetitions

You Should Feel It

  • Stretching the hamstrings and challenging your balance

Tags: Hamstrings, Movement Preparation, Balance, Stretching