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Hamstring and Gluteal Stretch Helps Improve Your Running Form

by On Sep 5, 2014
Hamstring and Gluteal Stretch Helps Improve Your Running Form

This stretch will help loosen your upper hamstrings, along with your gluteal muscles (buttocks).

  • Lie on your back. Bend your right knee towards your chest.
  • Once your right knee is at your chest, put your arms around your right shin and bring it as close to your body as you are able to.
  • Hold for 10-15 seconds, and let go and bring your right leg back to the starting position.
  • Repeat for the other leg.
  • Continue for 1-3 reps on each leg.

Tight hamstrings can affect your pelvis, which in turn can cause poor running posture. Stretch your hamstrings and glutes for better running form!

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