Seated Hamstring Stretch

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Instructions

Preparation

Sit on edge of chair or exercise ball. Position heels on floor with knees straight.

Execution

Reach toward toes or bring torso toward legs. Hold stretch.

Comments

Precautions must be taken to prevent sliping off chair. This stretch may be appropriate for those restricted to chair. Keep knees straight by tensing Quadriceps. Spine may be kept straight. Pelvis may be tilted forward to intensify stretch.

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Seated Hamstring Stretch

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