The hamstring group
a) controls knee flexion (allows you to bend your knee behind you). this is the most commonly exercised posterior leg muscle.
b) Extension of the back. (when you bend over your hamstrings help you stand back up) Part of the hamstring supports your lower back and when not exercised it can weaken and cause lower Back pain as well as leg cramps.
to exercise your legs you can do leg curls (standing or sitting)
to exercise your lowerback you can perform a hyperextension exercise by repeatedly extending your back while keeping your legs straight.
compound movements can exercise both. i.e. Deadlifts, goodmornings, squats.
always warm up first (get your heartrate up and muscles warm) then stretch (like sitting against a wall leaning forwards for 30 seconds) before doing any lifting.
Gross Movements: One can also do consecutive jumps for distance, especially ... also climbing.
triceps biceps hamstrings
Hamstrings are used whenever you use your legs, like when walking, lunging, turning, and even standing. Cheerleaders specifically use their hamstrings to perform jumps, stunts, and tumbling passes.
Hamstrings, Quads, Calves.
you use ur hamstring when your playing football eg running kicking
hamstrings and hip flexors
You use your calf muscles, hamstrings, hip muscles.
You use your quadriceps, hamstrings, gluts, abs, biceps, triceps, and obliques.
Yes, hamstrings are used for soccer!
Forehands, and backhands use the hamstring muscle when hitting the ball.
The word hamstrings is a noun. It is the plural form of hamstring.
no squating is used for muscles