Supine Hamstring Stretch Assisted, Static, Straight Leg

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Supine Hamstring Stretch Assisted, Static, Straight Leg

Keep the pelvis in neutral and slowly lift the straight leg up and across toward the opposite shoulder until a slight stretch is felt.

Do not allow your hips to lift off of the floor.

Hold for 20-30 seconds, repeat for 2-3 reps.

Beginning

Beginning Supine Hamstring Stretch

Lie down on the floor with one leg straight and the opposite leg bent with your foot flat on the floor.

Movement

Supine Hamstring Stretch Movement

1. Lay down flat on your back, bend your pants side by side, pants on the floor move your feet up on the shoulder of the trainer then move forward as far as you go. Hold for 15 seconds.

2. Take a deep breath in and out, push your legs against the trainer's shoulder for 6 seconds and then relax.

Benefits

Supine Hamstring Stretch Benefits

Preventing lower back pain. Tight hamstrings reduce the mobility of the pelvis, which can put pressure on the lower back.

Reducing injuries.

Increasing flexibility.

Improving posture.


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