Yes, your legs could be the guilty party. To find out how to tell if this is the case, and how to stretch hamstrings effectively if it is, we spoke with Katya Campbell, a certified movement and mobility specialist, yoga teacher, CrossFit coach, and the fitness director at Mountain Trek Health Reset Retreat in British Columbia.
How do you know if your hamstrings are tight enough to cause back pain?
Low back pain can crop up when your hamstrings are so tight that they pull your pelvis out of alignment, which can strain the deep back muscles. But before blaming your hammies outright, it’s helpful to determine if they’re tight enough to be the culprit. The