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WALKING WARM-UP DRILLS
Straight Leg Hamstring Drill
 
Purpose:
Improve hamstring and lower back flexibility.
Steps:
  1. Standing straight up, place a straight leg 6 inches in front of your body.
  2. Bend over and reach to touch your toes. (Flexible walkers may reach beyond their toes, while other walkers may not be able to reach them).
  3. Walk forward, alternating legs.
  4. Perform this exercise for 30 yards.

Please consult your doctor before trying any of these stretches.
Beginner walkers may find them too stressful. 

 



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