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

Prevent Repeated Muscle Strains and Tears

Every sports fan gets frustrated by that player on his/her favorite team who gets a muscle injury again and again. The cycle goes like this: muscle or...

By: Thomas Feeney

Why Swimmers Shouldn't Overtrain Their Quads

You have to propel through the water faster than the other swimmers, so you work harder on your quads and arms, right? Wrong. Swimmers love to train...

By: G. John Mullen

The 14 Best Posterior Chain Exercises. Period.

You may be wondering what exactly is the posterior chain? Anatomically speaking, posterior means back, so it includes all of the muscles from your upper...

By: John Papp

Cardale Jones's NFL Combine Ends Prematurely After He Pulls His Hamstring Running the 40-Yard Dash

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones got off to a great start at the NFL Scouting Combine by posting an official 4.81-second 40-Yard Dash. For a guy...

By: Andy Haley

3 Tactics to Prevent Hamstring Pulls

Hamstring pulls are one of the most nagging injuries in sport. Millions of sport play hours have been lost due to hamstring injuries and issues, but the...

By: Joel Smith

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.