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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 ite... More »

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The tipover tuck, scissor stretch, standing stretch and modified hurdler are easy hamstring exercises that can be done at home. Hamstring flexibility is key to maintaining a healthy back, hips and knees. More »

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After first completing rest, ice, compression and elevation, balancing stretching and strengthening with exercise is the key to recovery, according to the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma. Gentle... More »

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Lunges, squats, dead lifts, leg extensions and lifts, leg presses and curls and calf raises are some specific exercises that assist in the development of shapely legs. Perform strength exercises to build and tone leg mus... More »

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Examples of exercises that help tone the back muscles include shrugs, cable rows, pull-ups and dead lifts. Toning exercises have the best results with eight to 15 reps, according to Jeffrey Rice, an American Council on E... More »

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There are many tips on how to jump by using exercises such as leg explosions, straddle lifts and jump conditioning drills that require lots of different kinds of jumps to build jump stamina and form. The ability to jump ... More »

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Some post hernia surgery exercises include core-stability exercises, such as bridges, pulley lifts and adductor lifts. The patient might also perform gentle stretching of their quadriceps, hamstrings, gastrocnemius, sole... More »

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