Biceps Femoris MuscleHamstrings are extremely important to work for any type of athlete. Quadriceps and Hamstrings should be given equal attention to avoid injury. Biceps Femoris are made up of 2 main and 2 smaller muscles.
The function of the Biceps Femoris (Hamstrings) are for knee flextion, external rotation and interal rotation. Also it extension of the hip.
The origin of the hamstrings are at the ishial tuberosity and posterior of the femur.
The hamstrings insert onto the Tibia at the lateral condyle and medial condyle. Two of the biceps femoris insert onto the head of the fibula.
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|Good Mornings |
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|Side Box Jumps: Start on one side of the box/bench/whatever in a squat position. Jump up pushing off horizontally w...|
|Jump Rope: Start with a skipping rope and jump while the rope is going underneath your feet. Visit||Double Knee Jumps: Start by standing in a squat position. Jump up with two feet while tucking your knees into your che...|
|Double Stair Jumps: Start by standing infront of a set of stairs in a squat position. Jump with two feet bringing your k...|
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Stretches and Flexibility
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|Hurdlers Stretch: This is a hamstring stretch.|
- Sit with one leg extended.
- The other curled into the bo...
|Standing Hamstring Stretch: Start by having your legs straight and lower your body while keeping your legs straight as you can. ...|
|Butt and Hamstring Stretch: Start lying down on the ground and lift one leg up while holding your knee into your body until you ...|