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Kneeling Hamstring Stretch (Right)

Description

  • From the Kneeling Quad Stretch position, extend and place the heel of the front leg on the ground, toes pointing up, and holding the hips square.
  • Bend forward from the hips, keeping the spine straight and the chest up.

General and Boxing-specific Benefits

This position stretches the hamstrings and calf muscles.

Cautions and Modified Versions: Place padding underneath the knee for comfort. See Kneeling Quad Stretch.

Anatomical Focus

Lower limbs: Hamstrings, calf muscles

Study and Reflection

When practicing this pose, pay attention to maintaining and aligning a straight back and straight leg.

 

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