Hamstrings Grab

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the

Hamstrings Grab

This exercise stretches your legs and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Hamstrings, Calves


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Calves

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Legs

Starting Position: Kneel on the ground on your knees, keeping the bottoms of your toes on the ground. Keep your arms at your sides.

  1. 1 Extend one leg out straight in front of you, resting your heel on the ground.
  2. 2 Reach the arm on the same side forward and grab your toes, feeling the stretch in your hamstring and calf. Keep your other hand on the ground for balance.
  3. 3 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch legs and repeat.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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