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Standing Hamstring Stretch

How to do the Standing Hamstring Stretch

1. Stand tall with your feet planted firmly on your workout mat with them placed slightly narrower than shoulder-width apart

2. Step forward with your right foot and bring your toes up off the floor while keeping your heel grounded

3. Pivot yourself slightly forward at the hips and bend your left leg to allow your body to drop slightly

4. Keeping your right leg straight, lean forward, placing your hands on your right thigh to activate the stretch in your right hamstring

What muscles does the Standing Hamstring Stretch target?

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The primary muscles stretched in the Standing Hamstring Stretch are the Hamstrings. The secondary muscles stretched are the Calves.