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Seated Hurdler Stretch

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the stretch
  • Beginners might need to reach just to the shin

Seated Hurdler Stretch

This exercise stretches your legs and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Hamstrings, Calves


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Calves

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Legspull

Starting Position: Sit on the ground and bring your foot into your left thigh, bending your knee. Keep your other leg fully extended out straight.

  1. 1 Lean forward and grab your left foot with your left hand until you feel the stretch in your leg.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch legs and repeat motions.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.