Runner's Stretch

Stretching / Very Easy

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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Average Sitewide Runner's Stretch Time

  • 30
    average time
  • 30
    best time
  • 1
    times logged
  • #1K
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Average Male Runner's Stretch Time

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Average Female Runner's Stretch Time

How to do Runner's Stretch:

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runner's stretch is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings ...more

runner's stretch is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings.

The only runner's stretch equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different runner's stretch variations that you can try out that may require different types of runner's stretch equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper runner's stretch form is easy with the step by step runner's stretch instructions, runner's stretch tips, and the instructional runner's stretch technique video on this page. runner's stretch is a exercise for those with a very easy level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the runner's stretch video, learn how to do the runner's stretch, and then be sure and browse through the runner's stretch workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. If the stretch is uncomfortable, try widening your stance by bring your forward leg further out or your rear leg further back.
  2. If you are unable to grasp your ankles on your extended leg, try holding the knee of your bent leg.

Variations

  1. Repeat the exercise on the same side for a complete set and then switch sides.
  2. While you are bent in the stretch position, push your glutes up and then down again to maximize the stretch.

Other Names

  • Standing Hamstring Stretch

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. If the stretch is uncomfortable, try widening your stance by bring your forward leg further out or your rear leg further back.
  2. If you are unable to grasp your ankles on your extended leg, try holding the knee of your bent leg.

Variations

  1. Repeat the exercise on the same side for a complete set and then switch sides.
  2. While you are bent in the stretch position, push your glutes up and then down again to maximize the stretch.

Other Names

  • Standing Hamstring Stretch

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation