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Old 07-02-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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don't have much experience doing direct hammie work but i love SLDLs
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I do not do much direct hamstring work. But deadlifts hit them nicely. The best hamstring workout I have ever done though is the Glute Ham Raise but I do not have access to one now, it is really a great exercise
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My favorites are squats, good morning and RDLs. Nothing leaves my hamstrings more sore than squats.
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My favorites are squats, good morning and RDLs. Nothing leaves my hamstrings more sore than squats.
wild, my hammys hardly feel sore after squats. then again i do SLDL right after squats so i cant really validate my own opinion.

SLDL and leg curls are all i do for the hams (besides squatting)

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6 sets of squats, 5 sets of SLDL, 5 sets of hack squats, 4 sets leg ext, 4 sets leg curls
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Good answers all. I would add leg presses with the feet high and wide, sumo style.
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wild, my hammys hardly feel sore after squats. then again i do SLDL right after squats so i cant really validate my own opinion.
I've always been like this. Not sure why. It actually gets worse if I squat wide. Then the soreness comes after like 3 sets.
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I've always been like this. Not sure why. It actually gets worse if I squat wide. Then the soreness comes after like 3 sets.
I literally cannot walk right now after doing squats/SLDL on Thursday. Someone kill me. No, really. I'll give you a dollar.
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