Happy Hammies

Happy Hammies The combination of muscles that make up the hamstrings bends your knees, extends your hips, and rotates your thighs. When those muscles are weak or tight, it disrupts the muscular balance of your body. To prevent a pulled hammie, target your glutes, hip flexors, quads, core, and hamstrings. These muscles work together and

Sports Massage for Hamstring Strains

Sports Massage for Hamstring Strains Massage has many benefits but specifically for hamstring strains it can help loosen scar tissue and tight muscles, stimulate blood flow and therefore healing and aid in the stretching of the muscles. Massage should not be done in the acute stage as this may increase bleeding and prolong the healing

A hamstring strain or a pulled hamstring

A hamstring strain or a pulled hamstring A hamstring strain or a pulled hamstring as it is sometimes called is a tear in one or more of the hamstring muscles. Strictly speaking there are three hamstring muscles (Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus and Biceps Femoris) which are known as the hamstring muscle group The role of the hamstring