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Activity: Rolling: Hamstrings



Myofascial release for the hamstrings (biceps femoris, semimebranosus, semitendinosus) using a cylindrical roller.


  • start in a long sitting position (legs outstretched in front) with a slight lean back, supporting yourself with your hands
  • place a cylindrical roller (foam or otherwise) underneath the back of one thigh, while bending the other leg up to provide support.
  • maintain a neutral spine during this exercise
  • gently roll back and forth over the roller, applying as much pressure as is comfortable
  • focus on the "tight" aspects of the hamstring

Tags: rolling, roller, hamstring, foam, travel, myofascial release, self, biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus