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8. Upper Hamstring and Buttock Muscles -
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Lie flat on the floor, face up. Extend one leg flat. Bring knee of other leg to chest. Grab leg just behind the knee with both hands and pull knee toward your chest. Don't strain. Feel an easy stretch and hold for six seconds. Then relax for five seconds. Switch legs. Repeat twice for each leg.

Stretching Exercises

  1. Neck Muscle
  2. Neck Muscle
  3. Back of Neck and Shoulder Muscles
  4. Back of Arm
  5. Shoulders and Pectoral (chest) Muscles
  6. Hamstring Muscles (back thigh)
  7. Groin
  8. Upper Hamstring and Buttock Muscles
  9. Quadricep Muscles (front thigh)
  10. Gastrocnemius Muscle (calf)

Donna Terbizan, PhD, Professor
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD, LRD, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service