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

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

By: John Cissik

Squat Smart: How Bar Position Changes The Squat Exercise

The Squat is king of the weight room. It's a time-tested way to enhance almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you're capable of squatting...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Strategies for Preventing Common Soccer Injuries

Your average soccer player spends hours honing their craft on the field - developing their touch, bending free kicks in to the upper 90, and running...

By: Detric Smith

8 Glute and Hamstring Exercises That are Perfect for Youth Athletes

The glutes and hamstrings are the powerhouses of athletic performance. Developing these muscles will not only make you more explosive, but they also...

By: Detric Smith

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

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.