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Core Knowledge


Inverted Hamstring Stretch

Starting Position

  • Standing on one leg with arms raised to 90 degrees and shoulder blades pinched together


  • Bend over at waist and kick opposite heel to sky
  • When stretch is felt, stand and step back with other foot and repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

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, Stretching