Runner’s Stretch

Sagittal Plane

Purpose: 

Assess hamstring mobility

Starting Position:

Mat in open space
Half-kneeling with toes of one foot at front end of mat

Cueing & Measurement:

Place back knee up against heel of front foot along midline strip
Raise hips, straightening legs & locking knees while keeping your hands on mat
Hold for 30-60-secs then relax, switch feet & repeat
Adjust the height of your hands using a chair: back, seat, bars under seat if you don’t have aerobic boxes
Switch sides and repeat

* Use chair or blocks to place hands on if necessary