Use these 3 moves to keep your hamstrings strong and flexible.
For Beginners: Strap Stretch
Lie on your back. Raise your left leg and place the center of a yoga strap around the arch of your left foot. Slowly extend your left leg towards the ceiling while keeping your right leg on the floor.
Hold for 8 breaths and then repeat on the other side.
Intermediate: Standing Stability Ball
Place your left heel on a stability ball and keep your foot flexed. Bend forward from your waist while reaching with both hands towards your left foot.
Hold for 8 breaths and then repeat the same on the opposite side.
Advanced: Single: Leg Headstand
Face the wall and knee with your hands clasped together and your forearms on the floor. Place the crown of your head on the floor by hands. Lift your knees and carefully walk your toes closer to your elbows. Lift one foot at a time coming into a headstand with your heels supported on the wall. Lower your left leg to 90 degrees, switch the sides and repeat 4 times on each side without putting your feet on the floor.