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