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  • n. Plural form of hamstring.

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Examples

  • "I think both his hamstrings are a little bit tight," Shanahan said.

    Jammal Brown practicing through the pain

  • For some reason, my hamstrings were a little sore.

    Zero Regrets

  • I was still bemused by yoga philosophy, but even when the yoga teacher was saying something inane, like "Remember, your hamstrings are a symbol of your ego, so we must all just let go" - I found myself increasingly susceptible to this benign, new-age propaganda.

    Nicholas Rosen: Going to the Mat: Confessions of a Yoga Guinea Pig

  • Every day I go downstairs, only to discover with surprise that my hamstrings are a little tight today, or my calves are a bit balky, or my knees are a little rusty this morning.

    The Silly Thing

  • It's also worth pointing out that handball, like walking or running, tends to tighten the hamstrings, which isn't all that helpful for one's yoga practice, if you want to know.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • It's the repetitive activities (or inactivity) of your daily life that can lead to muscle tension and tightness, especially in your neck, back, chest, hips, and hamstrings, which is why you should make it a point to stretch throughout the day.

    Shape Magazine Main RSS Feed

  • This means that women's bodies don't fully activate the muscles on the back side, namely the hamstrings and the glutes.

    NPR Topics: News

  • He calls it a safe space for men to target tight spots, such as hamstrings, quads and shoulders, without worrying about how they look.

    These excuses can't get you out of doing yoga

  • In most cases, I am talking about documentation provided by a vendor and the ability to do more than view the single item in the chapter kind of hamstrings you.

    Linux Journal - The Original Magazine of the Linux Community

  • This halfhearted approach "hamstrings" the port, said Deputy Mayor Jewel Cannada-Wynn.

    PNJ - News

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