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4 Great Stretches To Loosen Up Your Hamstrings

Whether you’re a runner, a yogi, or a HIIT enthusiast like I am, you probably already know the importance of keeping your hamstrings flexible. After all, too-tight hamstrings can not only impair your athletic performance, it can also lead to injuries, and nobody wants that! Below are my four favorite stretched you can do to increase flexibility in your hamstrings. Try to do the stretches at least three or four times a week for best results, cycling through each two to three times per stretching session. And as with all static stretches, make sure you’re not starting your stretching session while you’re completely cold —you should always do a very short warmup beforehand to avoid injury. Think a few push ups, jumping jacks, or air squats — just enough to make sure your body starts feeling a little bit warmer (hence the term “warm up”). To read more click here!