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How to Train Your Hamstrings

Recent recent shows that Hip-extension exercise selectively activates the biceps femoris long head, and the knee-flexion exercises, like Nordic Curl exercise, preferentially recruits the semitendinosus.So when you want to train the entire hamstring you need to pick exercises from both groups. When you want to be specific with your exercises because of certain condition, you …

Hamstring Flexibility

The hamstrings have been blamed for lots of problems. Typically people need or want to develop improved hamstring extensibility. In this video series we are showing a few variations of hamstring mobility exercises, from passive stretching to active stretching to motor control drills. There is not one exercise that fixes everyone’s problems: different people with …

Hamstring pain Series 4/4

Hamstring Tendinopathies Exercise progression part 4 of 4 In the clinic we always talk to our patients about “Reset, Correct and Connect” The first 3 videos fall in the Correct-category, but this video is a good example of “Connect”, a functional exercise that you need to able to perform before you can start with more …

Hamstring pain Series 3/4

Hamstring Tendinopathies Exercise progression part 3 of 4 This video is a progression of the previous exercise in part 2. We can not overstate the importance of working core and hamstrings together! if you have hamstring pain you need eccentric exercises for your hamstrings and you need to work on core activities. This exercise combines …

Hamstring pain Series 2/4

Hamstring Tendinopathies Exercise progression part 2 of 4 As mentioned in our previous post, hamstring injuries respond well to eccentric, or negative type of exercises. This specific exercise is great for the hamstring, but also is a good challenge for your core. The hamstrings as a postural muscle work closely together with your core, so …

Hamstring pain Series 1/4

Hamstring Tendinopathies Exercise progression: part 1 of 4 Almost everyone has pulled their hamstring before. If you have experienced hamstring pain, you know how chronic these issues can become. And they tend to keep coming back. Research by Askling has shown eccentric exercises can be helpful in recovery and prevention of your hamstring pain.Eccentric exercises, …

How to Hip Thrust

Popularity The Hip Thrust exercises has become a lot more popular and for good good reason. For the longest time everyone resolved to do squats to build lower body. While the squat is a great exercises it mostly targets the quads, the large muscle group in the front of the thigh. Balance For function and …

Deadlift To Reduce Low Back Pain?

When you have low bck pain, the last thing you want to do are probably deadlifts. And I get it, I understand where you come from. We all have been told that deadlifts can cause back pain, not help it. So what do we see in Physical Therapy clinics? Clamshells, bird dogs and leg lifts …