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The Straddle 101 Video Tutorial

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The Straddle
The Straddle

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Hamstrings

Secondary Targets

None

Execution

Isolation

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Variations

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Stopwatch

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Overview

The straddle is an exercise that targets the hamstrings. To do this exercise, you will need a bench or sturdy surface that is about waisthigh. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes turned out slightly. Bend over and place your hands on the bench, shoulder-width apart. Step your feet back so that your legs are straight and your body is in a straddle position. Keep your back flat and your core engaged. Slowly lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Hold this position for a second, then slowly raise your body back to the starting position. Repeat this exercise for 10-12 repetitions.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Leg Extension Machine

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Seated Leg Curl Machine

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Standing Leg Curl Machine

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner