Tag: hamstrings

Help! My Hamstrings are Tight!

Lots of people are under the impression that their hamstrings are too tight, like a pair of pants that shrunk in the wash. These muscles run down the back of the thighs from the pelvis to below the knees and can wreck havoc in all sorts of ways, particularly in the yoga studio, doing forward bends, or sitting on the floor with the legs straight out. Otherwise, they are not really a bother. Tight hamstrings can be something you go through life without ever knowing about. Until someone tells you

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