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Help - Hamstring Inflexibility

I’m 34 and have inflexible hamstrings. I remember a physical at 18 where the doctor said, you have inflexible hamstrings.

It’s preventing me from doing bent over barbell rows. I do dumbell ones on a bench instead. Bent over barbell rows turn into deadlift/rows. The hamstrings force me to keep a constant watch on lower back rounding also.

All that touch your toes crap i did in school never helped to be honest. I’ve read studies which pretty much say the same. How the hell do you make your hamstrings more flexible???

[quote]beeph wrote:
I’m 34 and have inflexible hamstrings. I remember a physical at 18 where the doctor said, you have inflexible hamstrings.

It’s preventing me from doing bent over barbell rows. I do dumbell ones on a bench instead. Bent over barbell rows turn into deadlift/rows. The hamstrings force me to keep a constant watch on lower back rounding also.

All that touch your toes crap i did in school never helped to be honest. I’ve read studies which pretty much say the same. How the hell do you make your hamstrings more flexible???
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Also add to that the Magnificent Mobility dvd.