Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris, Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus) Exercises

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Exercises


Glute/Hamstring Bridge with Feet on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise targets the core while also working the hip stabilizers and hamstrings.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Posterior Leg Raises on BOSU
Summary

Glute and lower back exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Single Knee to Chest Lower Back and Glute Stretch
Summary

Lower back and hamstring stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Hip Flexor and Groin Stretch
Summary

This exercise is designed to stretch the hip flexors, calves, and groin muscles. As with all stretching you should only do them after an adequate warm-up to avoid injury.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Single Leg Glute Bridge on Floor
Summary

This is a core strength exercise that focuses on the low back and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: Bench, BOSU
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Pilates, Strength
Glute Bridge on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Knees to Chest Lower Back Stretch
Summary

Simple lower back stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Single Leg Lift on Stomach on BOSU
Summary

This exercise is a great one to work the glutes and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Hamstring Curls with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise not only strengthens the hamstrings, but also increases core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

Advanced Hamstring Exercise. Due to the position you are in and the fact that your using an exercise ball you will also working your core for stability.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Superman on BOSU
Summary

A great exercise to work the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Hip Flexor Stretch
Summary

Stretch for the hip flexors.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Leg Lift Core Stability on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances balance, core stability, and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: Bench, BOSU
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Pilates
Glute Bridge
Summary

This exercise focuses on working the buttocks, hip stabilizers, abdominals, and thigh muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Pilates, Strength
Standing Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Basic Hamstring Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches