90/90 Hamstring – Great Source to Get Strong Hamstring

If you are not the one who complains about tight hamstrings, you must have seen many others who have this problem and often complain about their tight hamstrings and the difficulties they have to face because of it. Here are a few important facts about hamstrings and the exercises which can be effective to deal with these muscles.

  • Hamstring issues are not very uncommon as most of the people have to sit with their bent knees for many hours continuously without any break or rest which may create issues.
  • To train and improve this group of muscles greatly helps in dealing with all the related issues and would also reduce the risk of injuries.
  • One of such exercise is known as 90/90 Hamstring which is also known as Dynamic Hamstring Stretch.
  • Many people think that simply touching their toes would be enough to lengthen hamstring, but surely this is not the ultimate solution and effective way.
  • It is a good way to do stretching for this specific group of muscles.
  • Though the main working area is hamstring but the benefits of this great exercise are not limited and this will also help you with your calves.
  • Those who don’t like to take heavy weight or powerlifting exercises, this would be an ideal workout for them as the only equipment you require is your own body rather than using barbell or dumbbells.
  • Another important fact about 90/90 is that it is ideal for the beginners or inexperienced bodybuilders.

Steps to Perform 90/90 Hamstring Exercise

  1. Lie down on flat surface of the floor on your back.
  2. Extend your one leg straight out while use your other leg to make a 90 degree angle by bending your knees and hips.
  3. You can also put your hands around your leg if you feel it is necessary to balance it.
  4. Now push your leg right straight up into the air and pause for a second at the peak and return to the beginning position. Your 1 rep is complete with one leg.
  5. Repeat the same process with the other leg.

Recommend Repetitions

You can do about 10-20 repetitions of one leg and do the same with the other leg in one set.