#26 - I strained my hamstring while bowling 10 weeks ago. I’ve rested and slowly strengthened my hamstring and I’m back bowling but it’s flexibility has decreased. How can I regain flexibility?

QUESTION FROM BENNY

I strained my hamstring while bowling 10 weeks ago. I’ve rested and slowly strengthened my hamstring and I’m back bowling but it’s flexibility has decreased. How can I regain flexibility?


ANSWER

Hey Benny,

Sorry to hear about your hamstring injury my friend.

Good to hear that it’s recovered. It’s common to feel slight differences in your muscles after an injury. Most of the time this is due to a mental block; you don’t want to push the muscle because of a fear that it will get injured again.

My advice to you would be to slowly start a stretching and mobility routine and build up the intensity over time. However, it’s great news that you’re back bowling so just take it easy and get into it over time.

I hope that helps.

All the best.


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