(back of legs) 

Wide Standing Hip Hinge Stretch

Targeted Area: Back of the legs, calves as well as the inner thigh due to the wide stance

Set-up: Straps fully extended

  1. Start Facing inwards with a wide foot stance.  Hold the handles and straighten your arms out in front of you.
  2. Bend over by hinging at the hips and reaching with the arms in front of you, while keeping your back in a flat position.
  3. Hold for roughly 30 seconds, and return to starting position.

Notes: Remember to breath!  Take continues deep breaths during the stretch.



Back and Hamstring Stretch

Targeted Area: Hamstrings and Back

Movement: Straps fully extended

  1. Face toward the straps, holding the handles.
  2. Lean back by pushing your hips back behind you, and extending your arms. Keep a slight bend in the knees.
  3. Hold for roughly 30 seconds.

Notes: fully extend your arms and “squeeze your ears” to obtain a good strength of the large back muscles.

Below is a video of two versions of a hamstring stretch that you don’t need a suspension trainer for.