Back hurt? Stretch those hamstrings!

August 20, 2013

As personal trainers, Chris and Jenny Schild of BodyWithin, Inc. see many people with very tight hamstrings. Although hamstrings shorten for a variety of reasons, often tightness in this muscle causes lower back pain. The Active Leg Raise is a gentle stretch used to loosen up tight hamstring and alleviate back pain. Watch a short video demonstration.

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