Standing Leg-Up Bent Knee Hamstring Stretch
• Stand with one foot raised onto a chair or object
• Keep your knee slightly bent
• Let your heel drop off the edge of the object
• Keep your back straight and move your chest towards your thigh
Primary muscles: Semimembranosus. Semitendinosus. Biceps femoris.
Secondary muscles: Soleus.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Hamstring strain. Achilles tendon strain. Achilles tendonitis. Medial tibial pain syndrome (shin splints).
Note: To increase the intensity of this stretch, push your heel down towards the ground.
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