Standing Hamstrings

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your legs straight the entire time
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the

Standing Hamstrings

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: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, legs completely straight and toes pointing forward.

  1. 1 Bending at your waist, lean over and reach your fingers towards your toes. Reach until you feel the stretch in your legs.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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