The Greatest Exercises to Develop Stronger, More Muscular Hamstrings

The hamstrings, located on the back of the thigh, are crucial for hip extension, knee flexion, and overall stability during dynamic movements.

Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a barbell in front of your thighs.

Lower until you feel a stretch in your hamstrings, then return to the starting position by thrusting your hips forward.

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Maintain a neutral spine throughout the movement. Focus on moving your hips back rather than bending at the waist.

The Glute-Ham Raise is an excellent exercise for isolating and strengthening the hamstrings and glutes.

Lower your torso by bending at the knees, keeping your back straight. Pull yourself back up using your hamstrings and glutes.

Perform this movement slowly to ensure control. If you're new to this exercise, start with partial ranges of motion.

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