The quadriceps and hamstrings are stubborn partners that resist change, but a little bit of love from block lunges can go a long way towards healing the divide.
So you've "gotta get that upper-body pump in." Wonderful. Go for it, but what about your lower body development?
Until you fix the root cause for your tight hamstrings, you are chasing a never-ending problem.
You won't get the most from your body's most powerful joints if you can't activate them correctly.
You can train your body to bend the same way you train it to be strong: systematically and progressively.
Discover functional hamstrings with some useful hamstrings lengthening work.
A precise balance of work in the gym will produce an athlete who can out-accelerate the competition.
Many athletes say they have “tight hamstrings,” but the issue is more than just hamstrings. It’s the entire posterior chain clenching. Here are two yoga poses you can use to free your backside.
If your hamstrings don't have the range of motion, you'll never produce the power you're capable of.
Only training what you're good at won't make you better for very long.
If you have a chronically tight muscle, don't just stretch it. Find the root cause.
Do you break a sweat trying to touch your toes? Tight hamstrings may not be the culprit.
These three tricks will help you move beyond your sticking point and finally get or improve your middle splits.
From muscular balance to injury prevention, hamstring raises can be a training program's best friend.
Use this yoga flow to release the tension that might be the source of your back pain.
This device has the ability to address the all-important eccentric hamstring work through a full range of motion to emphasize injury prevention.
These simple back extension exercises will make your hamstrings more agreeable to stretching.