Foam Roller Hamstrings: The Most Effective Recovery Techniques

Foam rolling is the best way to relieve tension and sore muscles after training, which is why you need to try these foam roller hamstrings exercises to aid your recovery.

Located at the rear of the upper leg, the hamstrings are an extremely important part of the body as they help to propel the body forward during explosive movements. The hamstrings can become tight which causes pain and tension in the legs, therefore leading to pain in other parts of the body including the back. But don’t worry, Pulseroll have the miracle cure! Okay, it may be not be a miracle as such, but the Pulseroll vibrating foam roller will definitely have you feeling your best in no time.

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Try these hamstring foam roller exercises:

Both legs at the same time:

  • Sit on the ground and place the foam roller under your thighs.
  • Extend both legs out in front of you.
  • Place your hands on the ground behind you for balance and push up so that your weight is supported by your hands.
  • Apply pressure on the foam roller and slowly roll back and forth until you find a trigger point.
  • Apply pressure for about 30 seconds and let the vibrations do all the work.

One leg at a time:

  • Sit on the ground and place the foam roller under your thighs.
  • Bend one leg to about 90 degrees with that foot flat on the ground, the other leg should be extended forward.
  • Place your hands on the ground behind you for balance and push up so that your weight is supported by your hands.
  • Apply pressure on the foam roller and slowly roll back and forth until your find a trigger point.
  • Apply pressure for about 30 seconds and let the vibrations do all the work. Remember to switch legs!

 

Don’t forget to also stretch the hamstrings as often as you can!

Do these foam roller hamstrings exercises and feel the pain melt away with your Pulseroll vibrating foam roller.