WATCH: Try These Eccentric Hamstring Exercises for Injury Prevention

What is Eccentric Exercise?

Eccentric exercise refers to muscle activation that focuses on lengthening. If you have taken up running in quarantine, you should focus on strengthening your body so it embraces this new form of exercise and Eccentric motions are a great place to start.

Decreased hamstring strength can lead to injury, and a hamstring strain can be a nagging injury and predispose athletes to future hamstring strains.

Watch this video from Dr. Joe Wong to learn his favorite Eccentric Hamstring exercises.

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