hamstring stretch with strapThe hamstring stretch with strap is one of the best ways to relieve tension.

But, do you know HOW to stretch your hamstrings properly?

Want to know the easiest and safest way to stretch your hamstrings?

Then, you’ll want to read on about how to relax tight muscles with the stretch strap.

Why Use a Strap for Stretching?

stretch strapLong story short, you don’t NEED a strap to stretch your tight muscles.

But, it certainly helps enhance any flexibility exercises

And, adds another dynamic to an otherwise normal passive stretch exercise.

I cover this more in-depth in my best-selling book, The Stretch Workout Plan.

How to Do a Hamstring Stretch with Strap

Hamstring Stretch with StrapHamstring Stretch with Strap

  1. From a seated position, extend one leg in front of you.
  2. Place the opposite foot into the knee of the forward-placed leg.
  3. Anchor the middle of the stretch strap around your foot.
  4. Pull the strap back to apply pressure on your hamstring and calf.
  5. Hold this position for 20-30 seconds
  6. Then, ease off and repeat the movement sequence.

Stretch each leg equally.

Pull your upper body forward while keeping your posture upright.

That’s tough stuff, if you ask me!

More Flexibility Exercises to Do at Home

the stretch workout planHey, if you enjoyed this post, be sure you subscribe to get the latest post updates and notifications.

Also, you may love my home workout plans over at http://dalelroberts.com/my-book-shelf.

Check out The Stretch Workout Plan or The 90-Day Home Workout Plan for the best at-home workouts with stretching as a primary component.

Till later, I’d love to know how you do with the stretch strap.

Leave your open thoughts and comments down below.


Disclaimer

You should consult a qualified medical professional before starting this or any other health & fitness program.  As with any exercise or diet program, if at any time you experience any discomfort, pain or duress of any sort, stop immediately and consult your physician.  The creators, producers, participants, advertisers and distributors of this program disclaim any liabilities or losses in connection with the exercises or advice herein.  Any equipment or workout area that is used should be thoroughly inspected as free of danger, flaw or compromise, ahead of use and the user assumes all responsibility when performing any movements contained in this blog.

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Dale L. Roberts

My name is Dale Lewis Roberts and I'm an American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer, Certified, with an ACE specialty certification in Senior Fitness. Since beginning my personal training career in 2006, I have earned numerous certifications in personal training, yoga, nutritional coaching, among others. I have worked with hundreds of clients with a variety of health & fitness goals.

While my greatest passions are health & fitness, writing and reading, I also love to spend time traveling with my wife, watching pro wrestling and playing guitar. I currently reside in Columbus, Ohio, with my wife, Kelli, and our rescue cat, Izzie.
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