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What are some hamstring exercises to do at home?

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Some hamstring exercises to do at home are dead lifts, squat jumps and bridges. To perform a dead lift, bend forward keeping the back straight. Using dumbbell weights or a heavy household box, reach down and lift the item, returning to a straight standing position. Repeat for 12-15 repetitions.

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To perform a squat jump, stand with feet shoulder-width apart and back straight. Squat down and then push with the legs to jump up off the floor and land back in a standing position. Repeat for 12-15 repetitions.

For a bridge exercise, lie flat on the back with knees bent and feet flat on the floor. With arms by the side of the body, push the pelvis up from the floor using hips to form a bridge and lower back down to the floor.

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