Day 25: Hamstring stretch | AccountingWEB

Day 25: Hamstring stretch

A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that just one 30-second stretch three times a week can significantly lengthen hamstrings, an important finding for desk workers whose legs are bent for most of the day, leaving hamstrings in a shortened position. Here's an easy hamstring exercise you can do at your desk.
 
Step 1: Sit back in your chair.
Step 2: Place your hands under your right thigh.
Step 3: Pull your right knee toward your chest.
Step 4: Extend your right leg as straight as you can.
Step 5: Hold for 10 seconds.
Step 6: Relax.
Step 7: Repeat with the left leg.
 
Repeat this exercise 3-5 times with each leg.
 
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