Hamstring

Quads may get most of the attention from athletes, but hamstrings are equally important to develop lower-body power. If you want to Squat more? Train your hamstrings. Want to run faster? Hamstrings. Same goes for changing directions, building more overall strength and improving your balance. Don't just focus on one side of the body. Train your hamstrings with workouts from STACK experts.

Latest in Hamstring

WATCH: This Australian Rugby Player's Hamstring Strength Will Blow Your Mind

We've brought you a lot of videos of athletes performing feats we could only dream of achieving here at STACK, but this one, from Greater Western ...

By: Jordan Zirm

A Simple Way to Fix Your Tight Hamstrings

In my first article Flexibility Isn't the Problem with Your Hamstrings, we discussed the how neural tension, fascial restriction and poor core...

By: Stephen Gamma

The No. 1 Cause of Hamstring Injuries and How To Prevent It

A hamstring injury might seem like something an athlete can recover from quickly. But this common injury can sideline you for several weeks and beco...

By: Andy Haley

Why Do So Many NFL Players Go Down With Hamstring Injuries Every Pre-season?

During every NFL pre-season, it seems like half of the league goes down with hamstring injuries. Pick any team and you'll likely find at least one...

By: Jordan Zirm

How to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries in sports can usually be associated with one thing - overuse. The hamstrings are used so frequently in sports that it's easy to see...

By: Ryan Sprague

Latest Videos in Hamstring

The STACK Rundown // The Air Jordan XXX, Black History Month Collection From Nike and adidas, and the Craziest Hamstring Exercise Ever

In this week's episode of the STACK Rundown, we review the new Air Jordan XXX and check out the craziest hamstring exercise you'll ever see.

Barbell Hip Thrust With Miami Marlins P Steve Cishek

In this baseball training video, Miami Marlins P Steve Cishek performs a Barbell Hip Thrust with coaching by Eric Cressey, president and co-founder of Cressey Performance.

Kansas City Royals P Tim Collins Slideboard Reverse Lunge With Front Squat Grip

In this baseball training video, Kansas City Royals P Tim Collins performs a Slideboard Reverse Lunge With Front Squat Grip with coaching by Eric Cressey, president and co-founder of Cressey Performance.

Single-Leg Posterior Delt Raise With Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings performs the Single-Leg Posterior Delt Raise as part of his off-season training with Nate Costa at the Under Armour campus in Baltimore. This movement is excellent for building balance while training the hamstrings.

McDavid Cross Compression

Doug Wisner, McDavid product manager, discusses the benefits and convenience of the McDavid Cross Compression.