Single Leg Straddle Stretch

Primary Muscle Group: Hamstring

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:  Hamstring

Preparation: Sit down on floor with legs extended at a 45 degree angle. Head should be straight up.

Breathing:  Breath in and out through the entire stretch movement.

Execution: Extend your body at the hip joint reaching out with your hands towards one of your feet to stretch the hamstring muscle.  Hold in the position extended for 20-30 seconds. Repeat on other leg.

Comments: Do not bounce during the stretch.

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