Skill level
Beginner
Type
Stretching
Equipment
Bench
Body Parts
Hamstrings

Step-by-step instructions

1. Place one leg on a bench or a bar that is at (or just above) hip height. Straighten your elevated leg as much as possible and, keeping your hips square, lean forward and try to touch your face to your knee. Make sure not to bend your back—bend from the hips instead.