Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris, Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus) Exercises

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Knee to Chest Glute Stretch
Summary

Simple low back and hamstring stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Back and hamstring stretch while reaching for your toes

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Lying Crossover Glute Stretch
Summary

Effective glute & hamstring stretch

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Seated Single Leg Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Good stretch for the hamstrings

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Modified Hurdler Stretch
Summary

Good stretch for the hamstrings

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
BOSU Glute Bridge
Summary

Simple glute and hamstring exercise with the BOSU

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
BOSU Core 4-point Balance
Summary

Core strengthening and balance exercise using the BOSU

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Butterfly Glute Stretch
Summary

Really affective glute & hamstring stretch

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Single Leg Balance on BOSU
Summary

Good for knee stability or improving general balance.

  • Muscle Group: Calves, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Balance
Extended Leg Twists with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great ball exercise for the abs and inner thigh.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Groin: Inner Thigh, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Extended Leg Overhead Bend Ab Crunch with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is one of the more difficult ball exercises that works the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Beginner)
Summary

This is a more difficult exercise on the ball for hamstring strength and core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Hamstring Curls with Exercise Ball (Beginner)
Summary

This is another starter exercise to gain stability with the ball.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Bridges on Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great starter exercise for the more difficult ball exercises.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Crunches on the Exercise Ball (Intermediate)
Summary

This is an intermediate ball crunch exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core

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