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Foam Roller Hamstring Release (One Leg)

  • Beginner
  • Foam Roller
  • Hamstrings

Setup instructions

1) Place the foam roller on the floor to your left - sit behind it with your left leg extended. Bend your right knee and plant that foot on the floor. Your left thigh should have contact with the roller. Your hands should have contact with the floor at all times.

2) Sit tall with your chest up.

Perform instructions

1) Lift yourself up from the floor. Find the area of discomfort and hold it in place - apply some pressure.

2) Slowly roll back and forth along the muscle.

Note: If you discover more discomfort around the area, repeat step 1 (for about 20-30s). You shouldn't feel pain. Alternatively, you can rest your right leg on top of your left to emphasise the pressure.

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