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Thera-Band Hamstring Eccentric Closed-Chain Split Squat

This closed-chain exercise is used to strengthen the hamstrings eccentrically using Thera-Band resistance bands or band loops

Stand with feet in a staggered stance position, with the targeted hamstring forward of the other leg. Place the band or loop under your forward foot and stretch the band upward until your back is straight. Keep your elbows bent and hands at waist level while slowly bending forward and keeping your knees extended. The band should not have any slack throughout the exercise. Now release the tension in the band by extending your elbows and slowly return to the starting position. Repeat.
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Consult your healthcare provider before beginning this exercise program. If you experience any pain or difficulty with any exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider. The Hygenic Corporation is not liable for any injuries incurred while using exercises or programs accessed via this website. User must wear suitable eye protection such as safety goggles to protect against possibility of eye injury as a result of the band or tube snapping towards the face if grip is lost or if the band or tube breaks.

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