Hamstring Stretches work the back of your thigh. They are one of the main activities you should always do after exercising.
The muscles at the back of your thigh (hamstrings) get involved in most movements you do. Even when you're sitting! All the time when you're sitting, your hamstrings are contracted and shortened.
Over time, this can develop tight hamstrings.
Tight hamstrings will inhibit your movements and flexibility. Therefore, it's important to stretch these muscles regularly - especially after your workout.
Here, you'll find two ways you can stretch your hamstrings.
Stretching Method 1