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

Why Your Hamstring Stretching Routine Isn't Working

Chances are you're stretching your hamstrings all wrong. From an early age, you were taught that touching your toes is the key to stretching your hams...

By: Andy Haley

Build Hamstring Strength with These Accessory Exercises

So you know you hamstrings are important for athletic performance and general strength right? Building more hamstring strength can make all the...

By: John Papp

3 Good Morning Exercise Variations That Build Strong and Injury-Proof Hamstrings

The good morning exercise is a classic hamstring and lower back exercise. The hamstrings are important muscles for sprinting and jumping athletes. Those...

By: John Cissik

5 Back-Friendly Exercises That Build Your Glutes and Hamstrings

In the previous installment, I detailed knee-dominant exercises athletes dealing with back pain can use to build lower body strength while staying...

By: Yunus Barisik

Master Single-Leg RDLs With This Simple Trick

Within the world of strength training learning how to single leg deadlift is one of the most beneficial yet most difficult tasks to accomplish. Between...

By: J.T. Kotowski

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.