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Hamstring Muscles

In this article we will discuss about Hamstring Muscles. So let’s get started.

Hamstring Muscles

It is Composed of Three Individual Muscle viz. Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Biceps Femoris

Origin

Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Long Head Of Biceps Femoris originates from Ischial Tuberosity, while short head of Biceps Femoris originates from Linea Aspera and Lateral Supracondylar line of femur.

Insertion

Semitendinosus inserts in medial surface of tibia, Semimembranosus inserts in medial condyle of tibia while biceps femoris forms a common tendon and inserts in lateral side of head if fibula.

Artery and Nerve Supply

Inferior Gluteal Artery and Profunda femoris artery

Sciatic Nerve

Function

Flexion of Knee

Extension of Hip

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Hamstring Strengthening Exercises

The Hamstring Muscle is composed of three major muscles viz.

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

SEMITENDINOSUS

BICEPS FEMORIS

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ORIGIN

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

It originates from ischial tuberosity in hip bone.

SEMITENDINOSUS

Ischial tuberosity of hip.

BICEPS FEMORIS

Ischial tuberosity of hip – long head

Linea Aspera and Lateral Supracondylar line of femur – short head

INSERTION

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

Medial tibial condyle.

SEMITENDINOSUS

Medial surface of tibia

BICEPS FEMORIS

Lateral side of head of fibula

ARTERY SUPPLY

Inferior gluteal Artery

Profunda femoris Artery

NERVE SUPPLY

Sciatic Nerve ( Tibial and Common peroneal nerve)

ACTION

Flexion of knee

Extension of hip

HAMSTRING STRENGTHENING EXERCISES

REVERSE PLANK HAMSTRING STRENGTHENING EXERCISE

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/-lidtcouEQM

SWISS BALL HAMSTRING CURL

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/oAYtwM95-ug

CABLE PULL THROUGH

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/TGPCu4bNRXY

KETTLEBELL DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/nqzf1Irdeho

DUMBBELLS DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/tH0stBpF7ko

BARBELLS DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/7Q_GnXm7LbI

HAMSTRING CURL WITH SLIDERS

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Video link below

BARBELL BACK SQUAT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/SW_C1A-rejs

BULGARIAN SPLIT SQUAT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/2C-uNgKwPLE

Video Credits

Scott Herman Fitness

https://www.youtube.com/user/ScottHermanFitness

Roy Pumphrey

https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyPumphrey

Testosterone Nation

https://www.youtube.com/user/TestosteroneNation

Stefanie Williams

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2VDctRBo0Xo1huKwlTN6BQ

Mark Beirer

https://www.youtube.com/user/markbeier1

Kinetic Revolution

https://www.youtube.com/user/RunningRevolution

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