Hamstring Soccer Exercises

Sports specific training programs considers the strength and the weaknesses of training. In many soccer training drills, the momentum is forward with fast changes in direction and explosive kicks.

To keep the forward momentum and to keep their knee stable soccer players rely heavily on their hamstrings. However, hamstring engagements are within a very limited range until the explosive kicks enter the picture.

Within those explosive kicks and sometimes defense movements, hamstrings are forced into a much longer range of motion.

There are exercises that train hamstrings for full range of motions. One of them is dumbbell Romanian deadlift.

You can perform this exercise at home. Adjustable dumbbells like bowflex selecttech 552 adjustable dumbbells could help you progress from lighter weights to heavier weights based on your needs.

Watch the video below for detailed instructions on how to perform dumbbell Romanian deadlift.