Dynamic Hamstring Stretches

Discussion in 'Health and Fitness' started by M Lambert, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. M Lambert

    M Lambert Fitness Consultant

    OK so i went to the physio atlast about my leg...

    Stabbed with pins
    Battery hooked up to pins
    Pins removed after being zapped
    Leg Pummelled

    All of which did hurt but tickled too so I laughed like a pain-loving maniac all the way through :D

    So, i need to do dynamic stretches before and after I work out or do MA or whatever....

    know any? :D
  2. wynnema

    wynnema Valued Member

    doing dynamic raises after a workout woul dprobably be detrimental to your dynamic flexibility.

    why dont you do a search, dynamic stretching has been discussed umpteen times.
  3. MikeMartial

    MikeMartial Lean and Mean

    I'll echo what Wynnema said, doing dynamic leg swings AFTER a workout seems a bit odd. Passive static stretching makes much more sense.

    If you google "dynamic stretching" you'll come up with a ton of info.

    Just because your hamstring is injured doesn't mean you need to be spoon-fed your information :rolleyes:
  4. TigerDude

    TigerDude Valued Member

    There's a good article in the fitness section on stretching.
  5. SickDevildog

    SickDevildog Lost In The Sauce

    Try pendelum leg-swings:

    Keep your legs straight but not rigged and swing your foot waistheight to the front.

    Without setting your foot down, while keeping your leg as straight as possible, swing your leg backwards as high as you comfortably can.

    Its ok to bend the leg a bit at the apex of the rear swing.

    You should feel the hamstring of the leg swung forward stretched, and the hamstring of the leg your standing on on the back swing.

    Make sure you warmup before you stretch anything.

    Good luck with the rehab.


    Try outside-wheelkicks and Side-legraises , too. Make sure you keep them atleast waist hieght and do them slow.
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2006
  6. straightline

    straightline Valued Member

    I am sorry,
    how will dynamic streching help your rehab?
  7. M Lambert

    M Lambert Fitness Consultant

    damned if i know, im just meant to do it....

    anyway cheers guys... n yes it does mean I need to be spoon-fed :D
  8. wynnema

    wynnema Valued Member

    i second that, more likely it will aggrevate it.

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