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

How J.J. Watt Keeps His Hamstrings Healthy

You're sprinting full speed and suddenly the back of your leg starts screaming in pain. You immediately know what the problem is. That damn hamstri...

By: Andy Haley

Build Strong Hamstrings to Avoid Pulls and Strains

Explosive athletes, or those that participate in sports requiring short burst sprints, like football or track, are usually the most susceptible to...

By: Chris Cooper

4 Exercises to Strengthen Weak Hamstrings

For some reason, hamstring training tends to get overlooked by many people. Many people believe that training quadriceps will allow them to run faster,...

By: Mauricio Huerta

4 Step-Up Exercise Variations That Build Explosive Strength

The Step Up When walking into most fitness centers or commercial clubs, you'll see many trainees performing several Lower Body exercises, including...

By: Adrian Cruz

Take the 30-Day Back and Glute Challenge

Increasing strength in the posterior kinetic chain, muscles behind you including back and gluts, will help athletes propel the body forward for running,...

By: Courtney Hudson

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.