Hamstring Stretches the Smart Way

The Smart Hamstring Stretch for Tight Hamstring Muscles

The Problems with Common Hamstring Stretches When your hamstrings feel tight, it seems obvious that they need to be stretched. (Or do they? You might want to watch this video on Hamstring Stretches – When You Shouldn’t Stretch Them – See more at: http://dailyvitamoves.com/hamstring-stretches-when-you-shouldnt-stretch-them) A very common way to perform a hamstrings stretch is to sit on the ground with …

Hamstring Stretches – When You Shouldn’t Stretch Them

To Stretch or Not to Stretch Your Hamstrings? Doing hamstring stretches can seem like a never-ending battle.  No matter how much stretching you do, you might find that your hamstring tightness is a constant problem that you can’t make any significant progress with.  Well, you might be in a situation where you could be making matters worse by stretching your hamstrings.  If …

Stretching Calf Muscles & Plantar Fascia of Feet

Level of challenge: Medium to Challenging Benefits: Helps create more flexible & agile feet and knees Decreases tension in hamstrings, calves, ankles (Achilles tendon), feet, & toes Stimulates gluteus maximus, tibialis anterior (muscles on the front of shins), & toe extensor muscles Set-up: Stand barefoot with feet hip-width For more challenge, stand with feet together (inside of ankles touching) Movement: …